Potential renters should take under consideration that North Side is a more affordable neighborhood relative to other neighborhoods near it. With places like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, North Side's community feel attracts many families. 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 Northwest Fort Wayne and Southeast Fort Wayne.
Amenities Around 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, one highly-trafficked area in North Side centers around E State Blvd. If you'd like to live only a short drive from important services and amenities, direct your attention here. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Have dinner and drinks out at Rib Room located on E State Blvd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like State Grill. Shady Nook, one of the local bars, is a great place for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation. Popular places of entertainment include Gillans Music, where locals and tourists alike can enjoy prime performances from skilled actors, dancers and artists.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more North Side spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Corner Store and Pio Market are just some of the grocery stores in North Side. Help yourself to breakfast on-the-go and swing by local bakery, Abby Brown's Chocolates.
Add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment with something from A Beltran Galleries Inc. The store is located at located on Parnell Ave.
Local School Statistics
Some of the schools near the apartments in North Side are North Side High School, Lakeside Middle School and Forest Park Elementary School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
North Side High School, a Fort Wayne Community district high school, has the best college-acceptance rate and offers advanced-placement classes. The student teacher ratios at Lakeside Middle School and Forest Park Elementary School are both low. At Lakeside Middle School it's 15-to-1 while Forest Park Elementary School's 14-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Fort Wayne Community district has a total enrollment of 32,100 students and 1,800 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 18-to-1. There are seven high schools, 11 middle schools and 35 elementary schools in the district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, North Side residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Fort Wayne, such as Northwest Fort Wayne. With an average expenditure of $48.7K/year per household, North Side locals spend less than people living in Northwest Fort Wayne, where reported household spending amounts to $61.7K/year.
North Side is similar to Southeast Fort Wayne in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 25, compared to a median age of 27 in Southeast Fort Wayne. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.25 inhabitants per household in North Side and 2.63 in Southeast Fort Wayne. By the percentage of households with children in North Side and Southeast Fort Wayne, 34% and 41% have children, respectively.
At $58.9K, the average income level in North Side is significantly higher than that of Southeast Fort Wayne's, which stands at $34.1K.