Riddled with delicious eateries, Southwest is home to more than 20 different food types, all within minutes of the neighborhood rentals. In Southwest, families can spruce up their homes and turn over a spade by making a trip to a nearby a housewares and furniture store. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Southwest Ada County Alliance and Maple Grove - Franklin.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Southwest is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. W Overland Rd. and S Five Mile Rd., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Southwest with dinner at Sushiya and drinks at Buddies Pub & Deli. With a few different restaurants in the area, Southwest residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Hooligans Pub. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Sonic Drive-In and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
With Boise Image Enhancement Ctr and Gym On The Run located in the heart of the neighborhood, Southwest makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health. With Capital City Ballet Ctr right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Southwest.
Southwest has a number of grocery stores, including Jacksons Food and Maverik Country Store. The stores are located on S Five Mile Rd. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Nancy's Gourmet Cookies, a local first-class bakery on W Overland Rd. Still hungry? Head to Albertsons Bakery, which is also on W Overland Rd., and kill your cravings with some more of the best. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Albertsons too.
Southwest has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Just For Fun Inc and Atomic Vapor Supply. Additional retail shopping includes Paperclips A'mor. Value- and brand-conscious shoppers will have easy access to some of their favorite stores and shopping malls. Both Dollar Tree and Five Mile Plaza are popular shopping spots for residents.
Local Schools and School Districts
Your choice of school is largely influenced by where you rent. In this case, your children could be eligible to attend school in the Boise Independent District or the Joint School District No. 2. Schools near the apartments in Southwest are Boise Evening School, Lake Hazel Middle School and Amity Elementary School. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Boise Independent District, the Joint School District No. 2 offers residents 32 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 14 high schools. Joint School District No. 2 has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Boise Independent District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Southwest is similar to Southwest Ada County Alliance in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 30, compared to a median age of 27 in Southwest Ada County Alliance. They also are comparable by median household size, 3.14 inhabitants per household in Southwest and 3.14 in Southwest Ada County Alliance. By the percentage of households with children in Southwest and Southwest Ada County Alliance, they are the same, each at 43%.
Reflective of Southwest Ada County Alliance's, the average household income in Southwest is $71.3K. In terms of education, however, fewer residents of Southwest Ada County Alliance have earned a master's degree than those in Southwest.