With everything located well within neighborhood boundaries, Sterling-Heights residents can pick up dinner, dry cleaning, entertainment and more without traveling too far from home. Sterling-Heights is a family-centric place and has centrally-located shopping malls that speak to that. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring South Rochester Hills and Route 59.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
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 Sterling-Heights center are Van Dyke Ave. and Lakeside Cir. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Sterling-Heights will be an ideal place for you to rent. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Sterling-Heights.
Have dinner and drinks out at Shogun Japanese Steakhouse located on Van Dyke Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like R J's Bar & Grill. With many different restaurants in the area, Sterling-Heights residents can fill their cravings for beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. Run up a tab at some of the local bars, including spots like Rosie O'gradys and Mackenzie Tavern. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Wing Street. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Muscle City and Metro Family Fitness. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Spring Brook Equestrian Ctr.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Sterling-Heights, browse the Yelp page.
Babylon Fruit Market and Antonio's Choice Meats are just some of the grocery stores in Sterling-Heights. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on Ryan Rd. Indulge in the sweet stylings of Donut Station, a local first-class bakery on Schoenherr Rd. Still hungry? Head to Rocky's Donut Shop, which is located on 18 Mile Rd., and kill your cravings with some more of the best. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Kroger and Aldi.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Sterling-Heights has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Outerwear Outlet and Burlington Fine Jewelry. The neighborhood must be a popular place for shoppers and the fashion conscious, too, as there are multiple shopping malls in the area. Clinton Valley Consumers Mall, located on Schoenherr Rd., is just one example of that. For residents who like to shop, several retail options are located nearby. Area shopping malls include Forum At Gateways Shopping Ctr and Shelby Corners.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Sterling-Heights are Davis Junior High School and Plumbrook Elementary School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
Huron Academy district offers one elementary school. In terms of the student-body population and student-teacher ratio, Huron Academy and Utica Community district are comparable. Utica Community district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Huron Academy district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Sterling-Heights is less expensive than other Sterling Heights metro areas, such as South Rochester Hills. On average a household in Sterling-Heights spends $54.7K/year in total expenditures, compared to South Rochester Hills's $71.6K/year.
The neighborhood of South Rochester Hills is somewhat different from Sterling-Heights in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Sterling-Heights the median age is 38, while in South Rochester Hills it's 30. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.62 people, and it's 2.67 people in South Rochester Hills. Of households in Sterling-Heights and South Rochester Hills, 32% and 29% have children, respectively.