Living in Austin is convenient, and there are many places to shop. Whether it's a new look or something particular for your apartment, it can probably be found at one of the stores here. Austin is home to approximately 88,500 people who work in services, retail and administrative professions. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Oak Park Arts District and Oak Park Historic District.
Conveniences Around the Apartments for Rent in Austin, Illinois
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to misc services. To name a couple, Tranquil Therapy is on N Lorel Ave. and Luxurie Skin & Beauty Spa is also in the area. Shine King and Blokbizness Urban Wear both specialize in clothing or apparel services. Other services in Austin include Treasure Chest Photographer, specializing in photography, at W Madison St.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Austin is less expensive than other Chicago metro areas, such as Oak Park Arts District. On average a household in Austin spends $33.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to Oak Park Arts District's $59.8K/year.
The neighborhoods of Austin and Oak Park Arts District are similar in terms of household size. In Austin, the average household size is 2.66 inhabitants, and in Oak Park Arts District it is 2.43 inhabitants.
Nearby School Information
Your rental location will considerably affect which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Oak Park Elementary School District 97. The schools near the apartments in Austin are Austin Career Education Center, Percy Julian Middle School and Howe Elementary School. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
A middle school in the Oak Park Elementary School District 97, Percy Julian Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
Eight elementary schools and two middle schools exist in the City Of Chicago School District 299. The size of the student-body in these schools surpasses that of Oak Park Elementary School District 97; however, the number of students per instructor is lower. City Of Chicago School District 299 has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Oak Park Elementary School District 97.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Austin center are W Madison St. and W North Ave. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Austin will be an ideal place for you to rent. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Austin.
Have dinner and drinks out at Maxine's Jamaican Cuisine located on W Madison St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Foxy's Lounge. Residents can choose from a variety of restaurants in the Austin area, including pizza, deli snacks and barbecue. If drinks are on the agenda, head out to B J Social Club or Ms Ann's Pad, which are just a few of the options close by. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wendy's and White Castle are both around the proverbial corner.
Take in some fresh air at Austin Town Hall Park.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Austin.