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 Downtown Decatur are Church St. and E Ponce De Leon Ave. 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.
Have dinner and drinks out at Las Brasas Inc located on E Howard Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Pinewood. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in Downtown Decatur. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like sandwiches, deli snacks and yogurt. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Ruby Tuesday and McDonald's are both located in the neighborhood.
Devotees of the arts enjoy the spectrum of events Decatur School Of Ballet Inc has to offer. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at De Kalb County Parks & Rec.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Downtown Decatur, browse the Yelp page.
Downtown Decatur has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Best Time and Square Convenience Store. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Cakes & Ale Restaurant is in the neighborhood on Sycamore St. and Kroger Bakery is located on Commerce Dr.. On top of that, for household-name grocery stores, there's Kroger on Commerce Dr.
The Downtown Decatur area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Collage Gift & Collectible and International Computer & Ofc, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Decatur Market & Gallery is on Ponce De Leon Pl.
Demographics and Cost of Living
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in Downtown Decatur is more expensive than it is in Oakhurst. The average household spends $74.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Oakhurst's $63.3K/year.
The neighborhoods of Downtown Decatur and Ponce De Leon Court Historic District are similar in terms of household size. In Downtown Decatur, the average household size is 1.84 inhabitants, and in Ponce De Leon Court Historic District it is 2.07 inhabitants.
The household average income in Downtown Decatur is higher than that of households in Ponce De Leon Court Historic District, and residents in Downtown Decatur are well-educated. Its average household income is $108.8K/year while the median income is $66,259. Compare this to Ponce De Leon Court Historic District, where the average income is $93.6K and the median is $66,348. In addition to that, 25% of people in Downtown Decatur have attained a master's degree or higher.