With everything located well within neighborhood boundaries, Ashburn residents can pick up dinner, dry cleaning, entertainment and more without traveling too far from home. Ashburn is a family-centric place and has centrally-located shopping malls that speak to that. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Scottsdale and Brainerd.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Ashburn is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. W 79th St. and S Kedzie Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Ashburn.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Dan's Soul Food & Bakery. With a few different restaurants in the area, Ashburn residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Arby's and McDonald's are to be found in the neighborhood.
Ashburn residents often find time to sneak in a show at Performing Art Ctr Chicago, the perfect place to catch up on popular performances and cultural events.
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With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Ashburn area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. 267 Foods and New Quick Market on S Kedzie Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Cake Walk is in the area on S Pulaski Rd. and Pan Baguette is also on S Pulaski Rd. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Aldi and Food 4 Less.
The Ashburn area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Pulaski General Merchandise and Dollar Junction Furn Gallery, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Good news for shoppers is that there are multiple malls in the area, too. To name one, Deal Center Bargain Plus Wrhse is located on W 86th St. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Streets Of Burbank and Imperial Plaza Shopping Ctr.
Schools and School Districts
Where you rent will largely determine which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123. The schools near the apartments in Ashburn are Bogan High School, Central Junior High School and Owen Elementary Scholastic Academy. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
The four elementary schools and one middle school in the Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124 have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124 has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Ashburn is less expensive than other Chicago metro areas, such as Scottsdale. On average a household in Ashburn spends $47.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to Scottsdale's $64.4K/year.
Ashburn is distinct from neighboring Brainerd by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 3.36 people per household in Ashburn and 2.71 people per household in Brainerd. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 45% have children in Ashburn and in Brainerd it's 35% of households that have children. Residents living in both neighborhoods are close in median age, which is about 33.