With conveniences like grocery stores situated in the midmost parts of Westside, the area caters to the everyday needs of families. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Genesee and Downtown.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Use our apartment ratings and reviews to help you hone in on the perfect Westside home. For those who enjoy dining out, W Saginaw St. is stocked with plenty of places to treat your taste buds. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Residents in the Westside area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out, celebrations and more. A few of those are Famous Taco and Harry's Place.
Head to Therapeutic Recreation and unwind with some fresh air.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Westside.
Located within the neighborhood on 801 S Mlk Blvd, Mowtown Mini Mart is the primary grocery store in the Westside area.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Westside are J.W. Sexton High School, Waverly Middle School and Vivian Riddle Elementary. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
The Waverly Community district offers four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Waverly Community district trumps Windemere Park Charter Academy district with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Waverly Community district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Windemere Park Charter Academy district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Westside offers a more economical way of life than other nearby cities in Lansing, such as Genesee. Despite similarities in nature, Westside reports an average cost of $30.2K/year per household, while Genesee's average household expenditure per household amounts to $44.1K/year.
Westside is similar to Downtown in a few ways. The median age of residents in both neighborhoods is roughly 20. They also are comparable by average household size -- 1.86 inhabitants per household in Westside and 1.86 in Downtown.
When it comes to earnings, Westside's median average household income of $27.3K/year is comparable to Downtown. However, when it comes to education, the number of Westside residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Downtown residents with a master's degree.