On the whole, the Westville neighborhood is considered to be a more affordable area for renters than surrounding places like Amity. With so much to do within the proximity, this factor should not be overlooked by prospective tenants. Westville offers easy conveniences at local stores. The apartments for rent in Westville neighbor Amity and West River.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
In order to give potential renters a better sense of the rental market in Westville area, we've provided ratings and reviews of the apartments in the area. They should also take into account that one of the busiest and best streets for grub is Fountain St. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
With quite a few neighborhood restaurants to choose from, like Deja Brew and Owl's Nest, Westville residents can wine and dine themselves any night of the week. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wing Street and Pizza Hut. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in New Haven Parks Recreation.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Westville, browse the Yelp page.
One of the main markets to buy groceries is Westville Quality Market. For your sweet-tooth, head to Whalley Ave. and enjoy some baked goods at Manjares.
For something artsy and unique, Gallery 418 is located on W Rock Ave.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools your children attend will be largely determined by where you rent. They may be eligible to attend a school in the New Haven School District. Schools near the apartments in Westville are Hopkins School, Amity Middle School: Orange and Mauro-Sheridan Magnet School. The school information here serves as an approximation of what districts your children might attend, but be sure to speak with school district officials to confirm the precise schools serving the apartments for rent in the area.
The West Haven School District offers seven elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, West Haven School District trumps New Haven School District with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. West Haven School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the New Haven School District.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
When considering what's best for you and your pocket book, it may be of some interest to know that Westville is more expensive than areas nearby. Westville's average household spending totals $67.6K/year (compared to Amity's $45.4K/year), which is not completely out of the ordinary given its broad appeal.
The neighborhoods of Westville and Amity are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Westville, the percentage of households with children is 29% and the average household size is 2.55 people per household, and in Amity 32% of households have children and there are 2.48 people per household on average.
Is Westville the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Amity make an average of $52.9K, Westville residents are raking in an average of $94.4K.