Shopping is easy in West Side, and one of the foremost reasons to live here. It has great stores to choose from, such as Silverado Jewelry Co, Stay Native and Jay Co Blinds. The apartments for rent in West Side are near Skyview West and Los Volcanes.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Looking to settle into a new neighborhood? Check out our site to find ratings and reviews for apartments in the West Side area. A foodie's mecca, West Side's Coors Blvd. NW is a major draw for anyone who appreciates good food and a busy environment. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a new ethnic food or go gastronomical adventuring in West Side with over a half dozen different restaurants in the area. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Taco Bell and Subway are both located in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. West Side has Latin Fusion Fitness Studio.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in West Side, check out the Yelp page.
Food Project Rio Grand and Gerardo M Quinones Produce are just some of the grocery stores in West Side. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Just One Cakes & Candies on Central Ave. NW, or continue on to Marielena's Bakery, which is located on Coors Blvd. NW.
Libreria Christiana Rhema and Precious Gifts are only a few of the many retailers located in West Side.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, West Side residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Albuquerque, such as Skyview West. With an average expenditure of $33.2K/year per household, West Side locals spend less than people living in Skyview West, where reported household spending amounts to $39.5K/year.
The neighborhoods of West Side and Los Volcanes are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In West Side, the percentage of households with children is 40% and the average household size is 3.02 people per household, and in Los Volcanes 37% of households have children and there are 2.82 people per household on average.