Uptown, a neighborhood of New Orleans, offers current (and future) renters a relatively more economical place to live than some of the neighborhoods nearby. Popular among families, the Uptown area offers centrally-positioned conveniences like grocery stores. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of West Riverside and University Uptown.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
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, Prytania St. and Magazine St. are a couple popular streets in Uptown with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Uptown without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Uptown with dinner at St James Cheese Co and drinks at Kingpin.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Uptown has it covered. On Prytania St. is Adrenaline Personal Training, and Simply Fit is also in the neighborhood.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Uptown, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Uptown Mart is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Uptown area. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Simply Sweet Shop is in the area on Magazine St. and Creole Creamery is also in the area.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in Uptown are Academy Of The Sacred Heart and International High School Of New Orleans. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, one elementary school and one middle school are located within the Rsd-Middle School Advocates. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Louisiana Recovery School District. Rsd-Middle School Advocates district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Louisiana Recovery School District.
Cost of Living and Demographics
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in Uptown is more expensive than it is in West Riverside. The average household spends $61.6K/year in total expenditures, compared to West Riverside's $53.9K/year.
Uptown is similar to West Riverside in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 36, compared to a median age of 38 in West Riverside. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.03 inhabitants per household in Uptown and 1.86 in West Riverside. By the percentage of households with children in Uptown and West Riverside, they are the same, each at 19%.
The household average income in Uptown is higher than that of households in West Riverside, and more residents in Uptown have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in West Riverside. Its average household income is $81.8K/year while the median is $49,066. Compare this fact with West Riverside, where the average income is $69.4K and the median is $44,356. In addition to that, more people in Uptown have attained a master's degree or higher.