On the whole, Passaic's neighborhood of Passaic Park is considered to be a more affordable area for renters than some of the nearby neighborhoods. With so much to do within the proximity, this factor should not be overlooked by prospective tenants. With accessible grocery stores and other amenities, Passaic Park has a family-friendly reputation. The apartments for rent in Passaic Park are near Allwood and Rosemawr.
Food, Libations and Recreation
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in Passaic Park. To help focus your search, the streets of Main Ave. and Broadway are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in Passaic Park with dinner at Jin Glatt Kosher and drinks at Aventura Lounge. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Quench your thirst at Loop Lounge, one of the neighborhood establishments. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Subway and Burger King are to be found in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at Passaic Park's Sky Spa, located on Brook Ave.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Passaic Park, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Passaic Park has a number of grocery stores, including S & B Mini Market Deli and Carlos Mini Market. The stores are located on Broadway. For your sweet-tooth, head to Heimish Bakery on Main Ave., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Cositas Rica's Bakery, which is also on Main Ave.
Passaic Park has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Essaar Inc and Nina's Variety Store. For more retail shopping, the apartment rentals in Passaic Park are also conveniently located next to Deejay's Gifts To Go.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in Passaic Park are Bais Yaakov Of Passaic High School, Number 4, Lincoln Middle School and Mario J Drago Elementary 3. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school are located within the Rutherford Public Schools. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Passaic City Public Schools. Rutherford Public district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Passaic City Public district.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The cost of living in Passaic Park, part of metropolitan Passaic, is less than it is in Allwood. The average household spends $51.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to Allwood's $69.5K/year.
Passaic Park is distinct from neighboring Allwood by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 3.24 people per household in Passaic Park and 2.72 people per household in Allwood. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 41% have children in Passaic Park and in Allwood it's 27% of households that have children. Residents living in both neighborhoods are close in median age, which is about 24.