With more than 70 food genres within close proximity of the rentals, Mandarin's restaurants can please even the pickiest eater. The apartments in Mandarin are close to different stores and conveniences. 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 Julington Creek and Loretto.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com takes the stress out of searching for your next place. Run through our online ratings and reviews to help you find your new front door. Mandarin boasts fun and convenience all in one, with numerous amenities and basic services located within the immediate area. Specifically, San Jose Blvd. and Old Saint Augustine Rd. are a couple of the busiest streets in town, perfect for people who love the hustle and bustle. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Mandarin.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Mandarin at Pure Night Club. Restaurants in Mandarin offer a range of cuisines, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Stop in at O'malleys Bar & Tavern for a quick beer or head to Cheers Sports Bar & Grill for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wing Street and Chili's Grill & Bar. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
With Bay Spa and A1 Spa Svc & Sales located in the heart of the neighborhood, Mandarin makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Mandarin, check out the Yelp page.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Mandarin area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Good Earth Market and Gate on San Jose Blvd. are just a couple of options in the area. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Gilmon's Bakery is in the area on San Jose Blvd. and Mina's Bakery & Cafe is also on San Jose Blvd. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Winn-Dixie and Whole Foods Market.
Mandarin has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Buster Flea and Queen Of Angels Catholic Store. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Tuesday Morning and Gretchen's Hallmark. Area shopping malls are San Jose Plaza and Shops At Julington Creek.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Mandarin are Mandarin High School, Mandarin Middle School and St. Joseph Catholic School. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
In the St.Johns County School District, there are 21 elementary schools, 16 middle schools and 15 high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in St.Johns County School District than in 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.
Cost of Living and Demographics
The cost of living in Mandarin is similar to other suburban areas in Jacksonville, such as Julington Creek. On average a household in Mandarin spends $57.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Julington Creek's $73.2K/year.
The neighborhoods of Mandarin and Loretto are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Mandarin, the percentage of households with children is 31% and the average household size is 2.25 people per household, and in Loretto 28% of households have children and there are 2.37 people per household on average.
When it comes to earnings, Mandarin's median average household income of $73.6K/year is comparable to Loretto. However, when it comes to education, the number of Mandarin residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Loretto residents with a master's degree.