Living, Demographics and Costs
Downtown Royal Oak's cost of living is similar to other neighborhoods in Royal Oak, such as Royal Gardens. The average household cost in Downtown Royal Oak is $59.5K/year compared to Royal Gardens's $58.5K/year.
The neighborhoods of Downtown Royal Oak and Royal Gardens are similar in terms of household size. In Downtown Royal Oak, the average household size is 2.03 inhabitants, and in Royal Gardens it is 2.14 inhabitants.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Downtown Royal Oak is $78.9K, and that's comparable to Royal Gardens's. However, more residents of Downtown Royal Oak have earned a master's degree than those in Royal Gardens.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Downtown Royal Oak are S Main St. and S Washington Ave. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Gemmayze Lebanese Kitchen located on S Main St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Goodnite Gracie Jazz & Martini. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include beer and ale and pizza. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Moti Mahal Indian Restaurant or Gusoline Alley. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Sonic Drive-In and McDonald's are both around the proverbial corner.
With nearby Kuk Sool Won Of Royal Oak and Cycle Fitness Of Royal Oak, Downtown Royal Oak residents have health options right around the corner. With Water Works Theatre Co Inc right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
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Open Hands Food Pantry and Superior Fish Co are just some of the grocery stores in Downtown Royal Oak. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Main Donut Shop is in the neighborhood on S Main St. and Hermann's Bakery is also in the area.
The Downtown Royal Oak area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Shine and Scout, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. For more retail shopping, the apartment rentals in Downtown Royal Oak are also conveniently located next to Violante Sales.
Nearby School Information
Some of the schools near the apartments in Downtown Royal Oak are Alderbrook School, Royal Oak Middle School and St. Paul Lutheran School - Royal Oak. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
The Ferndale Public district has three elementary schools, one middle school and four high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than School District Of The City Of Royal Oak. Ferndale Public district also has a smaller population of students than School District Of The City Of Royal Oak. Ferndale Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the District Of The City Of Royal Oak.