Families will feel right at home in Southwest Fort Wayne, which offers shops and conveniences that suit both parents and kids. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Northwest Fort Wayne and Nebraska.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, W Jefferson Blvd. and S Calhoun St. are a couple popular streets in Southwest Fort Wayne with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in Southwest Fort Wayne with dinner at Sakura Japanese Rstrnt & Sushi and drinks at Flashback On The Landing. Southwest Fort Wayne features a number of dining options, including pizza, deli snacks and sandwiches. Drink up at Uncle Lou's or Broadway Grill, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Smokey Bones Bbq & Grill and Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar are to be found in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. Southwest Fort Wayne has Beyond Personal Training and Catalyst Fitness. A great way to spend the evening, be sure to catch one of many shows at First Presbyterian Theater.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Southwest Fort Wayne.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Southwest Fort Wayne area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Healthkick and Nut House on W Jefferson Blvd. are just a couple of options in the area. For specialty foods, there is Hoosier Minerals Llc on Covington Rd. and J & L Vitamins & Herbs on S Wayne Ave. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to Aunt Millie's Bakeries on Pearl St. or try out Kroger Bakery, which is also in the area. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Kroger and Meijer.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Southwest Fort Wayne has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Abm Outlet Store and Abm Outlet Store. The shopping is fairly extensive in Southwest Fort Wayne, Third World Shoppe and Gallery8010 are a couple convenient retail options in the neighborhood. For residents who like to shop, several retail options are located nearby. Area shopping malls include Hollows and Apple Glen Crossing.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in Southwest Fort Wayne are Canterbury School and Kekionga Middle School. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
A middle school in the Fort Wayne Community district, Kekionga Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
The 35 elementary schools, 11 middle schools and seven high schools in the Fort Wayne Community district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Metropolitan School District Of Southwest Allen County, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Fort Wayne Community district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Metropolitan School District Of Southwest Allen County.
Demographics and Cost of Living
The cost of living in Southwest Fort Wayne is lower than it is in Northwest Fort Wayne. The average household spends $49.9K/year in total expenditures, compared to Northwest Fort Wayne's $61.7K/year.
The neighborhoods of Southwest Fort Wayne and Nebraska are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 31%.
At $60.9K, the average income level in Southwest Fort Wayne is significantly higher than that of Nebraska's, which stands at $43.2K.