For those seeking some spice, sit down and sample one of over 20 food types in the City Island area without traveling too far from home. With places like grocery stores right in the neighborhood, City Island's community feel attracts many families. The apartments for rent in City Island neighbor The Bronx.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in City Island can't be beat. City Island Ave. is one particularly busy street well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Ohana located on City Island Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Fella's. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. On top of that, a local chain restaurant is Papa John's Pizza, which is located on City Island Ave.
Riptide Iii provides refuge from the summertime heat, enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at North Minnieford Yacht Club.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in City Island, browse the Yelp page.
One of the main places to buy food in the area is Moe's Grocery & Deli Corp. Additionally, for household-name grocery stores, there's Scabello City Island Iga on City Island Ave.
If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, Focal Point Gallery is on City Island Ave.
Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in City Island are Urban Assembly For Civic Engagement, Urban Institute Of Mathematics and P.S. 175 City Island. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
Demographics and Cost of Living
The cost of living in City Island, part of metropolitan Bronx, is less than it is in The Bronx. The average household spends $54.2K/year in total expenditures, compared to The Bronx's $63.8K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of The Bronx is distinct from City Island for multiple reasons. In City Island the median age is 47, while in The Bronx it's 33. In City Island, the average household size is 2.13 people, and it's 2.11 people in The Bronx. Of households in City Island and The Bronx, 23% and 42% have children, respectively.