Performing arts admirers will find Downtown a comfortable setting with multiple theater and dance venues, such as Rogers Ballet and Music Theatre Of Wichita Inc. Look beyond Downtown for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Southwest and Stanley-Aley.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
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Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Kyoto Garden. Residents can choose from either beer and ale or pizza. Swing by Blue Lounge for a quick beer or head to Stadium Sports Bar for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at McDonald's and Five Guys Burgers & Fries. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. Downtown has Mid States Fitness Eqpt Svc and Livin' Right Womens Fitness.
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House Of Watkins Products and Presto are just some of the grocery stores in Downtown. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Juarez Baking is in the neighborhood on N Waco Ave. and Monica's Bundt Cake Co is located on E Douglas Ave..
Downtown has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Lucinda's and Bella Luz. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Mead Street Gallery is on N Mead St. Brand-savvy patrons will gain easy access to several big retail stores and malls. Dollar General is on W Douglas Ave. and Indian Hills Shopping Ctr, a shopping mall, is also nearby.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Downtown, a city in Wichita, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Southwest, despite similar big-city offerings. While Downtown's total cost per average household is $37.5K/year, Southwest's comes to $44.2K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Southwest is distinct from Downtown for multiple reasons. In Downtown the median age is 21, while in Southwest it's 27. In Downtown, the average household size is 1.56 people, and it's 2.59 people in Southwest. Of households in Downtown and Southwest, 24% and 34% have children, respectively.