Potential renters be advised that Avalon Park is an affordable neighborhood relative to the cost of other parts of Chicago. That's not a small concern considering the many ways and places potential renters will find to spend their money. Avalon Park is an all-around easy place to live, work and shop, given its proximity to services and conveniences. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Greater Grand Crossing and South Shore.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Take time to dine at one of the many food service establishments on Avalon Park's S Stony Island Ave., and follow it up with an event down the road. Be sure to read our apartment ratings and reviews to find out even more about popular parts of the neighborhood. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Residents have their pick of dining-out options in Avalon Park. Many of them are conveniently located on S Stony Island Ave., close to the rentals listed on Apartment Guide. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Wendy's and White Castle are both located in the neighborhood.
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For a more extensive list of places in Avalon Park to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Stony Food & Cellular and F M Food Mart are just some of the grocery stores in Avalon Park. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on S Stony Island Ave. For fresh-baked goods you can't find anywhere else, Taurus Flavors is on S Stony Island Ave. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Save-A-Lot Food Stores and Aldi.
Neighborhood School Stats
Your rental location will considerably affect which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124. The schools near the apartments in Avalon Park are Sullivan House High School, Perspectives Charter Middle Academy and Chicago International Charter - Avalon. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
A middle school in the City Of Chicago School District 299, Perspectives Charter Middle Academy has a low student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
With student-teacher ratios and student-body enrollment comparable to City Of Chicago School District 299, the Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124 offers four elementary schools and one middle school. City Of Chicago School District 299 has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
The cost of living in Avalon Park is comparable to that in Greater Grand Crossing. The average household spends $44.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to Greater Grand Crossing's $40.5K/year.
The neighborhood of Greater Grand Crossing is somewhat different from Avalon Park in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Avalon Park is 39, while in Greater Grand Crossing it's 34. In Avalon Park, the average household size is 2.57 people, and it's 2.74 people in Greater Grand Crossing. Of households in Avalon Park and Greater Grand Crossing, 37% and 36% have children, respectively.
The household average income in Avalon Park is higher than that of households in Greater Grand Crossing, and more residents in Avalon Park have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Greater Grand Crossing. Its average household income is $51.2K/year while the median is $48,789. Compare this fact with Greater Grand Crossing, where the average income is $44.4K and the median is $27,533. In addition to that, more people in Avalon Park have attained a master's degree or higher.