Generally considered less expensive than nearby Bensonhurst, potential renters be advised that Ocean Parkway is an affordable place. Its reputation for affordability is a good thing because it has plenty of great places to spend that hard-earned cash. Grocers have central locations in Ocean Parkway, which cater to the area's family-friendly vibe. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Bensonhurst and Mapleton.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
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Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Ocean Parkway at Starlite Lounge. The cuisine offerings in Ocean Parkway are as follows: beer and ale, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Stop in at Heaven Nights for a quick beer or head to Henry Morley Bar for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. On top of that, a local chain restaurant is Papa John's Pizza, which is located on Coney Island Ave.
Locals take advantage of the community's fine arts and often check listings at Yossi Soibelman Orchestra.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Ocean Parkway.
Ocean Parkway is home to a few different grocery stores, such as I & D Glatt Fish Meat-Poultry and Elat Market. These stores are located on Avenue P. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Europe Bakery is in the area on 60th St. and Chiffon Koshercake Ctr is located on Avenue P. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Shop Rite Supermarket and Associated Supermarket.
Status Designs Inc and Appreciative Accents Ltd are only a few of the many retailers located in Ocean Parkway. Heichel Hasforim Inc is another retailer located in the area.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in Ocean Parkway are Yeshiva Mikdash Melch, I.S. 381 and Yeshiva Of Brooklyn Boys School. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
Living, Demographics and Costs
When considering what's best for you and your pocket book, it may be of some interest to know that Ocean Parkway is more expensive than areas nearby. Ocean Parkway's average household spending totals $49.6K/year (compared to Bensonhurst's $39.1K/year), which is not completely out of the ordinary given its broad appeal.
The neighborhood of Bensonhurst is somewhat different from Ocean Parkway in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Ocean Parkway the median age is 28, while in Bensonhurst it's 35. The average household size for the neighborhood is 3.62 people, and it's 2.51 people in Bensonhurst. Of households in Ocean Parkway and Bensonhurst, 31% and 30% have children, respectively.
Is Ocean Parkway the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Bensonhurst make an average of $42.1K, Ocean Parkway residents are raking in an average of $60.1K.