With more than 70 food genres within close proximity of the rentals, San Marco's restaurants can please even the pickiest eater. San Marco is a family-centric place and has domestic conveniences that speak to that fact, like home and garden stores. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Jacksonville market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Miramar and Downtown.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. San Marco Blvd. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is Hendricks Ave. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Have dinner and drinks out at Tokyo Restaurant located on Philips Hwy. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Sinsation's. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the San Marco area, including beer and ale, juice bars, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Jack Rabbits and Vivid Night Club are only a couple of the nearby options for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wing Street and Hardee's are both around the proverbial corner.
With First Class Athletics and Club Jacksonville located in the heart of the neighborhood, San Marco makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health. Artistic-admirers everywhere will appreciate the range of events located in the neighborhood's Studio K Dance Inc.
For a more extensive list of places in San Marco to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
San Marco has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Lakewood Produce and Carroll's Meat Shop which are both located on Saint Augustine Rd. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Bread Co is in the area on Saint Augustine Rd. and Cake Shop Of San Jose is located on Hendricks Ave. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Kangaroo Express and Murphy Usa.
Rainbows & Stars and Inn Gifts Inc are only a few of the many retailers located in San Marco. For more retail shopping, the apartment rentals in San Marco are also conveniently located next to Circa Sixty Three. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Bj's Wholesale Club and Directbuy. Area shopping malls are University Center and Shoppes At Amelia Concourse.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in San Marco are Samuel W. Wolfson High School, Alfred I. Dupont Middle School and San Jose Elementary School. As school district boundaries are not necessarily congruent with county lines, it's important to confer with local school district authorities to confirm that the apartments for rent you are most interested in are also served by the schools you prefer.
Samuel W. Wolfson High School, a high school in the Duval County Public district school, offers advanced-placement classes.
The Duval County Public district has 118 elementary schools, 42 middle schools and 40 high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Clay County Public Schools. Duval County Public district also has a smaller population of students than Clay County Public Schools. Duval County Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Clay County Public district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
San Marco is less expensive than other Jacksonville metro areas, such as Miramar. On average a household in San Marco spends $35.3K/year in total expenditures, compared to Miramar's $61.6K/year.
The neighborhood of Miramar is somewhat different from San Marco in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In San Marco the median age is 33, while in Miramar it's 22. The average household size for the neighborhood is 2.11 people, and it's 2.15 people in Miramar. Of households in San Marco and Miramar, 29% and 26% have children, respectively.