In Downtown, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Mad Hatter and University Pavilion Bookstore. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Grand Traverse Street and North.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Downtown center are S Saginaw St. and Church St. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Downtown will be an ideal place for you to rent. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Downtown at Kelly's Pub. Torch Bar & Grill, one of the local bars, is a great place for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends.
Downtown residents are spoiled with a slew of artistic events, and enjoy access to all that Vertigo Theatrical Production has to offer. Additionally, Flint Recreation Div is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Downtown, check out the Yelp page.
Downtown Food Shop and Grainery Natural Grocery are just a few of the many grocery stores in the Downtown area. Head to Rolls-R-Ready, a bakery on E 3rd St., and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats.
Downtown has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Yoga Loft & Sharp Fitness and Healthy Dallar Holla. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Buckham Fine Arts Project is on 1/2 W 2nd St.
Demographics and Cost of Living
The neighborhoods of Downtown and Grand Traverse Street are identical by the average number of people per household, 1.82, and similar by the percentage of households that have children, 18% and 15%, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Downtown is $41.7K, and that's comparable to Grand Traverse Street's. However, more residents of Downtown have earned a master's degree than those in Grand Traverse Street.