Martin Luther King-Bergen boasts several shopping centers in the vicinity. Switch up your wardrobe or find something special for your apartment at one of the many nearby malls and home stores. Martin Luther King-Bergen is a busy neighborhood of Jersey City neighboring Greenville. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Greenville and Claremont.
Conveniences Around the Apartments for Rent in Martin Luther King-Bergen, Jersey City, New Jersey
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to apparel. For clothing and apparel services, Peter's Shoe Repair is at Bergen Ave.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Martin Luther King-Bergen is similar in price to other metro areas in Jersey City, such as Greenville. On average a household in Martin Luther King-Bergen spends $45.1K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Greenville, which come to around $44.6K/year.
The neighborhood of Greenville is somewhat different from Martin Luther King-Bergen in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Martin Luther King-Bergen the median age is 28, while in Greenville it's 34. The average household size for the neighborhood is 2.58 people, and it's 2.77 people in Greenville. Of households in Martin Luther King-Bergen and Greenville, 36% and 39% have children, respectively.
When it comes to earnings, Martin Luther King-Bergen's median average household income of $52.6K/year is comparable to Greenville. However, when it comes to education, the number of Martin Luther King-Bergen residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Greenville residents with a master's degree.
Local Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Martin Luther King-Bergen are Lincoln High School, Explore 2000 Middle School and I.E.F. Al-Ghazaly. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
Lincoln High School, a Jersey City Public district high school, has an above average college-acceptance rate, and it offers advanced-placement classes.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Hudson County Schools Of Technology, the Learning Community Charter district offers residents one elementary school and one middle school. Learning Community Charter district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Hudson County Schools Of Technology district.
Dining, 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 Martin Luther King-Bergen are Bergen Ave. and Martin Luther King Jr Dr. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in Martin Luther King-Bergen with our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Cyber Cafe & Phone Cards and make a pit stop after at Members Only Lounge for drinks. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in Martin Luther King-Bergen. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Quench your thirst at a handful of local establishments. Neighborhood bar-goers love Astor Bar & Grill and Moore's Place. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Kfc and Subway are both around the proverbial corner.
With nearby Super Impact Fitness and Chicken Spa, Martin Luther King-Bergen residents have health options right around the corner.
For a more extensive list of places in Martin Luther King-Bergen to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.