Roscoe Village boasts a wide array of eateries, with more than 30 unique food types located within minutes of the neighborhood rentals. An appliance and electronics store exemplifies some of the amenities that showcase Roscoe Village's family-friendly nature. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhood of Lincoln Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. W Roscoe St. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is W Belmont Ave. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Wine and dine yourself in Roscoe Village with dinner at Hot Woks Cool Sushi-Roscoe Vlg and drinks at Discount Dresses. Drink up at Mulligan's Public House or Fourtrey's Tavern, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wingstop and Chipotle Mexican Grill. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Roscoe Village.
Kwik Mart and Am Food & Tobacco are just a few of the many grocery stores in the Roscoe Village area. Take a bite out of Rudy's Bakery for some sweet local flavor, found on W Roscoe St., or try a taste of Gyood, another neighborhood bakery which is also in the area. Furthermore, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Speedway and Jewel Osco.
Roscoe Village has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Fixture and Glam To Go. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, August House Studio is on W Roscoe St. The neighborhood is home to a big-box store, Toys R Us, and Western Addison Plaza, a shopping mall located on N Western Ave.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Roscoe Village are Alcott Humanities High School, Marshall Middle School and Audubon 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.
The only district in the neighborhood, City Of Chicago School District 299 has a total enrollment of 422,600 students and 23,100 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 18-to-1. There are 150 high schools, 478 middle schools and 492 elementary schools in the district.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Roscoe Village is less expensive than other Chicago metro areas, such as Lincoln Park. On average a household in Roscoe Village spends $58.2K/year in total expenditures, compared to Lincoln Park's $79.9K/year.
Roscoe Village is distinct from neighboring Lincoln Park by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.27 people per household in Roscoe Village and 1.46 people per household in Lincoln Park. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 22% have children in Roscoe Village and in Lincoln Park it's 14% of households that have children. Residents living in both neighborhoods are close in median age, which is about 28.