Old Town is a neighborhood of Albuquerque and home to about 2,100 people who mostly work in retail, services and sales professions. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring West Old Town and West Park.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Residents of Old Town enjoy the same big-city amenities as West Old Town, but the cost of living is lower. The average household spends $43.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to West Old Town's $76.2K/year.
The neighborhoods of Old Town and West Park are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 20%.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. San Felipe St. NW has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is Romero St. NW. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Slate Cafe At The Museum and have cocktails afterward at Casa Esencia. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wendy's and Subway are both around the proverbial corner.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Old Town spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Old Town has one main grocery store in the area, La Choco Salty & Sweet, which is located within the neighborhood on San Felipe St. NW. Enjoy the aroma of Rolling In Dough Bakery's freshly baked goods and stop in for a taste on Romero St. NW. Furthermore, Romero St Ice Cream Parlor is also in the area, so your sweet-tooth stomach will always have options.
Old Town has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Natureworks Discovery Store and Albuquerque Museum Gift Shop. T-Bird Inc is also located in the Old Town neighborhood, making day-to-day shopping convenient for residents.
Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Old Town are Ace Leadership High School, Washington Middle School and San Felipe De Neri School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
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 on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 15-to-1. There are 39 high schools, 41 middle schools and 99 elementary schools in the district.