Eating, Drinking 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 Midtown are Olive St. and Locust St. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in Midtown.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Pappy's Smoke House. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, head out to Library or Jj's Clubhouse & Bar, which are just a few of the options close by. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Rally's Hamburgers and Au Bon Pain are both located in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Training Solutions and Rock Workout.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Midtown, check out the Yelp page.
A E R Sales and Midwest Sales Co are only a few of the many retailers located in Midtown.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, Midtown residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Saint Louis, such as Forest Park Southeast. With an average expenditure of $20.5K/year per household, Midtown locals spend less than people living in Forest Park Southeast, where reported household spending amounts to $45.3K/year.
Midtown is distinct from neighboring Forest Park Southeast by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.11 people per household in Midtown and 1.9 people per household in Forest Park Southeast. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 9% have children in Midtown and in Forest Park Southeast it's 24% of households with children.