Parkchester is home to roughly 31,300 people who work in retail, services and administrative professions. More apartments are available for rent in surrounding areas. Widen your search into other neighborhoods like Park Versailles and Westchester Village.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The cost of living in Parkchester is similar to other metropolitan areas in Bronx, such as Park Versailles. On average a household in Parkchester spends $39.0K/year in total expenditures, compared to Park Versailles's $38.2K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Park Versailles is distinct from Parkchester for multiple reasons. In Parkchester the median age is 31, while in Park Versailles it's 25. In Parkchester, the average household size is 2.91 people, and it's 2.8 people in Park Versailles. Of households in Parkchester and Park Versailles, 34% and 47% have children, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Parkchester is $41.9K, and that's comparable to Park Versailles's. However, more residents of Parkchester have earned a master's degree than those in Park Versailles.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Parkchester are Castle Hill Ave. and Westchester Ave. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Have a little fun finding your next place in Parkchester with help from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Homage Caribbean Cuisine and make a pit stop after at Johnny O's for drinks. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Cas Bar. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wendy's and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
With nearby Lucille Roberts and Equinox Fitness Clubs, Parkchester residents have health options right around the corner.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Parkchester spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Parkchester area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. 1489 Food Corp on West Ave. and Fabin Fruit & Vegetables are just a couple of options in the area. Take a bite out of Leonard's Bakery for some sweet local flavor, found on White Plains Rd., or try a taste of Eat Well Bakery & Restaurant, another neighborhood bakery which is located on Castle Hill Ave.
The Parkchester area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Parkchester Gift Shop and J & J Gift Shop, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Bronx 1 Variety Store is also located in the Parkchester neighborhood, making day-to-day shopping convenient for residents.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Parkchester are St. Raymond High School, J.H.S. 127 Castle Hill and P.S. 106 Parkchester. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
The only district in the neighborhood, New York City Geographic District #11 has a total enrollment of 250 students and 24 teachers, for a student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1. There is one elementary school and one middle school in the district.