Cost of Living and Demographics
Being a metro area in Bronx, Pelham Bay is similar in price to Pelham Parkway. On average a household in Pelham Bay spends $55.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to Pelham Parkway's $54.3K/year.
The neighborhood of Pelham Parkway is somewhat different from Pelham Bay in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Pelham Bay the median age is 29, while in Pelham Parkway it's 35. In Pelham Bay, the average household size is 2.51 inhabitants, and it's 2.17 inhabitants in Pelham Parkway. Of households in Pelham Bay and Pelham Parkway, 22% and 36% have children, respectively.
In terms of average income, Pelham Bay, with an average household income of $70.5K, is not unlike Pelham Parkway. In terms of education, more people living in Pelham Bay hold a master's degree than those in Pelham Parkway.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in Pelham Bay. To help focus your search, the streets of Westchester Ave. and Crosby Ave. are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Pelham Bay has restaurants and bars, including Tropicana Night Club, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Pelham Bay offers a range of dining options, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Bar hop from Side Street Lounge to Basement Lounge, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Burger King and Subway are both around the proverbial corner.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of Pelham Bay's nearby health clubs. Options include Shaina's Spa & Make Up and Centermind Fitness. Artistic-admirers everywhere will appreciate the range of events located in the neighborhood's Fancy Feet Dance Studio.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Pelham Bay, check out the Yelp page.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Pelham Bay area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Buhre Avenue Fish Market on Buhre Ave. and Tanisha Frozen Fish are just a couple of options in the area. Enjoy the aroma of Zeppieri & Sons Bakery's freshly baked goods and stop in for a taste on Buhre Ave. Furthermore, Clirkat Donuts Inc is also in the area, so your sweet-tooth stomach will always have options. Additionally, for household-name grocery stores, there's Pathmark on Eastchester Rd.
Ceadar's 99 Ctr and Shelby's Toy Store are two of the convenient retail options in Pelham Bay. For retail shopping, the apartment rentals in Pelham Bay are conveniently located next to Ink Spot.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in Pelham Bay are Renaissance High School For Musical Theater And Technology, M.S. 144 Michelangelo and St. Theresa School. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.