Greater affordability than many of the nearby neighborhoods is a key characteristic of the Iowa City neighborhood Bel Air, and should be considered by those interested in the area's rental market. Living in Bel Air, one of Iowa City's suburbs, gives residents access to restaurants nearby, such as Wig & Pen East in the neighborhood of Rochester. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Rochester and Lemme.
Local Schools and School Districts
Your rental location heavily impacts your school selection. Your kids could enroll in a school in the Iowa City Comm School District or the West Branch Comm School District. The schools near the apartments in Bel Air are Regina Catholic Elementary School and Southeast Junior High 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.
The West Branch Comm School District offers one elementary school, one middle school and one high school. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, West Branch Comm School District trumps Iowa City Comm School District with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. West Branch Comm School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Iowa City Comm School District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The neighborhoods of Bel Air and Rochester are identical by the average number of people per household, 2.23, and similar by the percentage of households that have children, 28% and 29%, respectively.
The average take-home income in Bel Air is $81.0K, which is along the lines of Rochester's. Bel Air is home to many residents with a master's degree or greater.