Brooklyn's posh Park Slope area is filled with top-earning residents, and is an attractive (yet pricey) option for renters with similar high-end taste. Essential home conveniences like an appliance and electronics store speak to Park Slope's family-oriented environment. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Greenwood and South Brooklyn.
Food, Libations and Recreation
There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Park Slope area, including beer and ale, foods, pizza, sandwiches and bagels. If you're in the mood for drinks, the area has some options. Bar 4 and Loki Bar are two places which are sure to hit the spot. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. McDonald's is located in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include New York Sports Clubs and Body Reserve. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Park Slope's Terricampion.Com.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Park Slope.
Khh Food is only one of the many places to shop for groceries in the Park Slope area. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more grocer chain stores, such as C-Town and Associated Supermarket.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Park Slope area, including Little Things Toy Store and Otto. Or, for those artsy types, 440 Gallery is on 6th Ave.
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Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in Park Slope are Secondary School For Research, J.H.S. 51 William Alexander School and P.S. 321 William Penn. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around your apartment to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
Demographics and Cost of Living
When making budget decisions, it's important to know that Park Slope is more expensive than nearby areas, such as Greenwood. On average a household in Park Slope spends $96.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Greenwood's $32.2K/year.
The neighborhood of Greenwood is somewhat different from Park Slope in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Park Slope the median age is 34, while in Greenwood it's 22. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.91 people, and it's 2.5 people in Greenwood. Of households in Park Slope and Greenwood, 22% and 30% have children, respectively.
Is Park Slope 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 Greenwood make an average of $30.5K, Park Slope residents are raking in an average of $152.5K.