With places like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, Ashmont's community feel attracts many families. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Codman Sq and South Dorchester.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Dorchester Ave. has nearly a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is Adams St. Also, let our apartment finder tool help narrow your search to the businesses and services you want.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Fritay Restaurant and make a pit stop after at Eire Pub for drinks. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Ashmont.
Ashmont is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Ashmont Convenience Store and Tedeschi Food Shops. These stores are located on Dorchester Ave.
Bafun African Store and Asian Gallery Art & Gift Shop are two of the convenient retail options in Ashmont.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in Ashmont are Techboston Lower Academy and Emily A Fifield. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
A middle school in the Boston district, Techboston Lower Academy has a low student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
Codman Academy Charter Public (District) offers one high school. In terms of student enrollment numbers, Codman Academy Charter Public (District) and Boston district are comparable. Boston district, however, provides a student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1, which is better than the district of Codman Academy Charter Public (District). Boston district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Codman Academy Charter Public (District).
Demographics and Cost of Living
Ashmont's cost of living is similar to other neighborhoods in Boston, such as Codman Sq. The average household cost in Ashmont is $50.1K/year compared to Codman Sq's $50.8K/year.
Ashmont and neighboring Codman Sq vary by average household size, along with the percentage of households that have children. In Ashmont, there are 2.18 people per household and in Codman Sq there are 2.72 people per household. 31% of households in Ashmont have children whereas 50% of households in Codman Sq have children. Median age is approximately 32 for residents living in both neighborhoods.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Ashmont is $61.4K, and that's comparable to Codman Sq's. However, more residents of Ashmont have earned a master's degree than those in Codman Sq.