Downtown is a bustling neighborhood of Haverhill in Essex County neighboring Ward Hill. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Ward Hill and Mount Washington.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Downtown is less expensive than other Haverhill metro areas, such as Ward Hill. On average a household in Downtown spends $44.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to Ward Hill's $52.6K/year.
The neighborhood of Mount Washington is somewhat different from Downtown in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Downtown is 24, while in Mount Washington it's 21. In Downtown, the average household size is 2.49 people, and it's 2.49 people in Mount Washington. Of households in Downtown and Mount Washington, 34% and 38% have children, respectively.
Downtown's average household income is $51.1K, which is similar to Mount Washington's. Be that as it may, Downtown is home to more residents with master's degrees than Mount Washington.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Downtown are Washington St. and River St. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Open the door to a place you love with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Lantern Cafe and have cocktails afterward at Chit Chat Lounge. Hungry residents of Downtown don't need to venture far to find a range of restaurants, including beer and ale, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Bar hop from Smith's Tavern to Lasting Room, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. McDonald's and Little Caesars Pizza are both located in the neighborhood.
With Spa Above and Choice Fitness located in the heart of the neighborhood, Downtown makes it easy for residents to stay on top of their health. Additionally, Haverhill Recreation Dept is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Downtown, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Latina Market and Esperanza Market, both located on Washington St., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Downtown area. If you've got a craving for something sweet, I Dream Of Jeanne Cakes on River St. or Bread Of Life Bakery Sales, which is located on Washington St., are both sure to hit the spot.
The Downtown area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Richdale Convenience Store and Haverhill Food Mart, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Or, if you want to add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment, Angles & Art Of Havervill is on Wingate St. Savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls and big-box stores, including Family Dollar Store and Cardtronics Atm.
Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Downtown are Haverhill Alternative School, Caleb Dustin Hunking and St. Joseph School Of All Sts.. 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.
The only district in the neighborhood, Haverhill Public district has a total enrollment of 6,900 students and 460 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 15-to-1. There are two high schools, five middle schools and eight elementary schools in the district.