For those looking to save money, Crystal Lake is a lower-cost neighborhood than some of the nearby neighborhoods. The nearness of the apartments in Crystal Lake to essential conveniences and stores make it an easy place to live, work and play. If you are looking for a special place to call home, consider South Side and Seminole Hills.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Give your taste buds something to talk about at Randy's On The Lake in Crystal Lake. Subway is located on S Telegraph Rd.-- most convenient for when your craving can't be sated by anywhere else.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Crystal Lake.
One of the main places to buy food in the area is Franklin Market.
Nearby School Information
Some of the schools near the apartments in Crystal Lake are Life Skills Center Of Pontiac, Pontiac Academy For Excellence - Middle School and Michigan School For The Arts. As school district boundaries are not necessarily congruent with county lines, it's important to confer with local school district authorities to confirm that the apartments for rent you are most interested in are also served by the schools you prefer.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, one elementary school and one middle school are located within the Great Lakes Academy. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Life Skills Center Of Pontiac. Great Lakes Academy district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Life Skills Center Of Pontiac district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Crystal Lake is similar in price to other suburban areas in the greater Pontiac area, such as South Side. On average a household in Crystal Lake spends $44.4K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of South Side, which come to around $47.6K/year.
The neighborhood of South Side is somewhat different from Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake is 21, while in South Side it's 25. In Crystal Lake, the average household size is 2.27 people, and it's 2.05 people in South Side. Of households in Crystal Lake and South Side, 23% and 30% have children, respectively.