Cobble Hill is a bustling neighborhood of Somerville neighboring Neighborhood Nine and Porter Square where 9,600 people live. Many residents work in retail, services and sales professions. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Neighborhood Nine and Porter Square.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Cobble Hill has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in Somerville, such as Neighborhood Nine. A household in Cobble Hill spends about $67.9K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Neighborhood Nine's expenditures come to about $73.3K/year.
Cobble Hill is similar to Neighborhood Nine in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 20, compared to a median age of 19 in Neighborhood Nine. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.28 inhabitants per household in Cobble Hill and 2.12 in Neighborhood Nine. By the percentage of households with children in Cobble Hill and Neighborhood Nine, 16% and 15% have children, respectively.
When it comes to earnings, Cobble Hill's median average household income of $98.4K/year is comparable to Neighborhood Nine. However, when it comes to education, the number of Cobble Hill residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Neighborhood Nine residents with a master's degree.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Somerville Ave. has over 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 Union Sq. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Cobble Hill.
Have dinner and drinks out at Zoe's located on Beacon St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Samba Bar & Grille. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Drink up at P A Seafood Restaurant or Sally O'brien's and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like Burger King and Papa John's Pizza are to be found in the neighborhood.
The availability of theaters in Cobble Hill promises art and entertainment. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Cobble Hill's Musuems Usa.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Cobble Hill, check out the Yelp page.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Cobble Hill area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Bombay Market and New Deli Market on Somerville Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Cumberland Farms and Lucky Corner.
Cobble Hill has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Midnight and Three Ring Binders.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Cobble Hill are Prospect Hill Academy Charter School and Next Wave Junior High School. 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 eight elementary schools, seven middle schools and two high schools in the Somerville Public district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Cambridge Public Schools, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Somerville Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Cambridge Public district.