Metropolitan Square is home to approximately 230 people who work in public administration, services and administrative professions. 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 Downtown.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Metropolitan Square, a suburb of Des Plaines, is more affordable than the surrounding suburbs, such as Downtown. With regard to average household spending, Metropolitan Square reports a total of $41.3K/year, while Downtown amounts to $48.5K/year.
The neighborhoods of Metropolitan Square and Downtown are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Metropolitan Square, the percentage of households with children is 13% and the average household size is 1.88 people per household, and in Downtown 15% of households have children and there are 1.78 people per household on average.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Metropolitan Square is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Miner St., in particular, is a heavily populated street that provides residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Metropolitan Square without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Dotombori Japanese Restaurant. On top of that, a neighborhood chain-restaurant spot is Panera Bread. The restaurant is located on Market St.
Metropolitan Square has one main grocery store in the area, Pop O Licious Popcorn, which is located within the neighborhood on Miner St.
Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Metropolitan Square are The Camelot School and Algonquin Middle 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.
A middle school in the Ccsd 62 district, Algonquin Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
The Ccsd 62 district offers nine elementary schools and three middle schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Ccsd 62 district trumps Park Ridge Ccsd 64 district with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Ccsd 62 district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Park Ridge Ccsd 64 district.