Cost of Living and Demographics
Southmoor is similar in price to other suburban areas in the greater Merrillville area, such as Sedona. On average a household in Southmoor spends $42.1K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Sedona, which come to around $45.2K/year.
The neighborhoods of Southmoor and Sedona are similar in terms of household size. In Southmoor, the average household size is 2.17 inhabitants, and in Sedona it is 2.07 inhabitants.
Food, Libations and Recreation
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, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Southmoor center are Broadway and W 80th Pl. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Southmoor will be an ideal place for you to rent. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Texas Corral. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Steak 'n Shake and Wing Street are both located in the neighborhood.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Southmoor, check out the Yelp page.
When short on groceries or other household supplies, Ted's Imported Foods, a grocery store, is located within the neighborhood on W 80th Pl. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Ninas Fresh Pierogi, a local first-class bakery. Additionally, for household-name grocery stores, there's Aldi on W Lincoln Hwy.
Pick up something out of the ordinary at D'cameo Art & Frame Gallery. You can find the store on Broadway.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Southmoor are Merrillville High School, Pierce Middle School and Aquinas Catholic Community School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, one elementary school and one high school are located within the Northwest Indiana Special Education Coop. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Merrillville Community School. Northwest Indiana Special Education Coop district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Merrillville Community district.