Approximately 1,100 people live and work in University Heights, a neighborhood of Springfield. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Southwest and Seminole / Holland.
Demographics and Cost of Living
University Heights has much to offer, and potential renters should know that the cost of living is higher than surrounding Springfield metros when it comes time to make important financial decisions. With an average expenditure of $42.1K/year, University Heights locals spend more than people living in Southwest, where reported household spending amounts to $37.9K/year.
The neighborhoods of University Heights and Southwest are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In University Heights, the percentage of households with children is 17% and the average household size is 2.15 people per household, and in Southwest 24% of households have children and there are 2.22 people per household on average.
The household median net income in University Heights is higher than that of households in Southwest. Its average household income is $47.4K/year. Compared to Southwest where the average income is $40.0K, there is a significantly higher concentration of people living comfortable lifestyles in University Heights.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Head to University Heights and grab a bite at Mexican Villa Office, where no stomach is left empty.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more University Heights spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
The artistically inclined shopper should have a peek at what Nancy Rose Fine Art & Frame has to offer. It's located on S Jefferson Ave.
Nearby School Information
The schools near the apartments in University Heights are Datema House, Jarrett Middle School and Sunshine Elementary School. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
At Jarrett Middle School and Sunshine Elementary School the student-teacher ratios are low. Jarrett Middle School has a student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1 while Sunshine Elementary School's 12-to-1.
The 40 middle schools and 42 high schools in the Division Of Youth Services district provide similar student-teacher proportions and comparable student enrollment numbers to Springfield R-Xii district. Springfield R-Xii district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Division Of Youth Services district.