If nightlife and a vibrant party atmosphere are important, Old Town might be a great place to look for a new apartment. With a large selection of bars and nightclubs, Old Town attracts an active night crowd. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Truman Annex and Bahama Village.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Old Town are Duval St. and Fleming St. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Wine and dine yourself in Old Town with dinner at Origami Japanese Restaurant and drinks at Bare Assets. The cuisine offerings in Old Town are as follows: sandwiches, beer and ale, juice bars, pizza and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Red Garter Saloon and Chart Room Cocktail Lounge. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Five Guys Burgers & Fries and Wendy's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Stay Fit Studio and Key West Island Gym are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Old Town.
Old Town is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Blue Gecko Key Lime Pie & Ice and Peppers Of Key West. These stores are located on Greene St. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Glazed Donuts is in the neighborhood on Eaton St. and Key West Cakes is also in the area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Circle K too.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Old Town has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Sun & Sand and Jake Key. The shopping is fairly extensive in Old Town, Paradise Gifts and Paradise are a couple convenient retail options in the neighborhood.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Old Town's cost of living is about 27% lower than in nearby Truman Annex. On average a household in Old Town spends $47.0K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Truman Annex, which come to around $64.6K/year.
The neighborhoods of Old Town and Bahama Village are identical by the average number of people per household, 1.73, and similar by the percentage of households that have children, 8% and 13%, respectively.
Reflective of Bahama Village's, the average household income in Old Town is $55.6K. In terms of education, however, fewer residents of Bahama Village have earned a master's degree than those in Old Town.