Try something for every taste bud within minutes of home in Milwood. There are more than 20 different kinds of food available to residents in the neighborhood. Milwood has a nearby mall with a range of options, and it is frequented by families searching for everything all in one place. If you need to expand your search beyond Milwood, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are South Westnedge and Westnedge Hill.
Food, Libations and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Milwood can't be beat. Portage Rd. and Portage St. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Pizza King. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Fat Tony's Grille & Sports Bar and Klein's Bages At The Airport. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wendy's and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Milwood residents often find time to sneak in a show at Studio 33 Ltd, the perfect place to catch up on popular performances and cultural events.
For a more extensive list of places in Milwood to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Milwood. To name a few, On The Wings and Mobile Pool & Patio Supply are both located on Portage Rd. For your sweet-tooth, head to Aunt Millie's on E Cork St., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Aunt Millie's, which is also on E Cork St. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Speedway and Circle K.
Milwood has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including M & R Products and Integrity Business Solutions.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Milwood are Loy Norrix High School, Milwood Middle School and Greenwood Elementary School. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
Loy Norrix High School, a Kalamazoo Public School District high school, has the best college-acceptance rate and offers advanced-placement classes.
The Kalamazoo Public School District offers 16 elementary schools, five middle schools and five high schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Kalamazoo Public School District trumps Paramount Charter Academy district with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Kalamazoo Public School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Paramount Charter Academy district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
The cost of living in Milwood is lower than it is in South Westnedge. The average household spends $39.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to South Westnedge's $49.9K/year.
The neighborhoods of Milwood and South Westnedge are similar in terms of household size. In Milwood, the average household size is 2.19 inhabitants, and in South Westnedge it is 1.98 inhabitants.