Mayport is home to approximately 13,200 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Arlington and Fort Caroline Shores.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Mayport is less expensive than surrounding suburban areas in Atlantic Beach, such as Arlington. On average a household in Mayport spends $44.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Arlington's $130.7K/year.
The neighborhood of Arlington is somewhat different from Mayport in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Mayport the median age is 25, while in Arlington it's 35. The average household size for the neighborhood is 3.31 people, and it's 2.52 people in Arlington. Of households in Mayport and Arlington, 43% and 36% have children, respectively.
Food, Libations and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, one important street to be aware of in Mayport is Mayport Rd. This street contains a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Dick's Wings & Grill. Stop in at Bikini Beach Lounge for a quick beer or head to Mayport Tavern for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Subway and Arby's are both located in the neighborhood.
Head to Mayport Ferry and unwind with some fresh air. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Morningstar Marinas.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Mayport, check out the Yelp page.
Mayport has a number of grocery stores, including Via's Italian Food Market and Mayport Food Store. The stores are located on Mayport Rd. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Kangaroo Express and Speedway.
Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Mayport Plaza and Shoppes Of Lakeside.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in Mayport are Marine Science Education Center, Mayport Middle School and Mayport Elementary School. Remember, school district boundaries are subject to redrawing. Consult with your local schools and school districts near the apartments for rent to confirm the schools your children can attend.
The St.Johns County School District provides 21 elementary schools, 16 middle schools and 15 high schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than Duval County Public Schools. St.Johns County School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Duval County Public district.