Downtown is home to roughly 10,600 people who work in services, public administration and administrative professions. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Southwest Quadrant and South Valley.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Downtown's cost of living is similar to other neighborhoods in Albuquerque, such as Southwest Quadrant. The average household cost in Downtown is $43.0K/year compared to Southwest Quadrant's $44.7K/year.
Downtown and neighboring South Valley vary by average household size, along with the percentage of households that have children. In Downtown, there are 1.83 people per household and in South Valley there are 2.41 people per household. 13% of households in Downtown have children whereas 24% of households in South Valley have children. Median age is approximately 21 for residents living in both neighborhoods.
Is Downtown the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby South Valley make an average of $24.2K, Downtown residents are raking in an average of $48.7K.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of Downtown's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near Central Ave. SW and Lomas Blvd. NW. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Downtown.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Tucanos Brazilian Grill and have cocktails afterward at Effex Night Club. Downtown features a number of dining options, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like One Up Elevated Lounge or Burt's Tiki Lounge. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Pizza Hut and Subway. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Zero Point Parkour and New Mexico Sports & Wellness in the nearby vicinity.
For a more extensive list of places in Downtown to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Hector's Snack Bar is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Downtown area. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Rebel Donut is in the area on Gold Ave. SW and Golden Crown Panaderia is also in the area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Circle K too.
The Downtown area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as She Trades and Big Bear, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Or, if you want to add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment, 516 Arts is on Central Ave. SW. Those value- and brand-conscious shoppers among potential renters will have easy access to some of their favorite stores. Family Dollar Store is on 2nd St. NW. The neighborhood also has a First Plaza on Gold Ave. SW.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in Downtown are Youth Build Comm Cha, Washington Middle School and La Promesa Early Learning. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
A middle school in the Albuquerque Public district, Washington Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Albuquerque Public district has a total enrollment of 96,300 students and 6,400 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 15-to-1. There are 39 high schools, 41 middle schools and 99 elementary schools in the district.