In West Side, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Grant Stylez and Grant Street Pharmacy. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Grant Ferry and Allen.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in West Side are Elmwood Ave. and Niagara St. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in West Side with our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Kirin Usa Inc located on Elmwood Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Sacco's Last Call Lounge. Residents can choose from a variety of restaurants in the West Side area, including beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Essex Pub or Mc Garrets. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, McDonald's and Burger King are both around the proverbial corner.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more West Side spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in West Side. To name a few, Vineeta International Foods and Shakers Nice Prize Market are both located on Grant St. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Delicious Bakery is in the area on Niagara St. and Luigi's Family Bakery is located on Forest Ave. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Tops Friendly Market too.
West Side is a trendy area, especially since it has multiple shopping malls and shopping centers. On top of that, West Side has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Lucky Store and Buffalo Fleece & Outwear Llc. Brand-savvy residents can shop at the local mall on W Ferry St. where they will find big retailers like Family Dollar Store and Dollar General.
Living, Demographics and Costs
When making budget decisions, it's important to know that West Side is more expensive than nearby areas, such as Grant Ferry. On average a household in West Side spends $34.9K/year in total expenditures, compared to Grant Ferry's $29.3K/year.
West Side is similar to Grant Ferry in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 28, compared to a median age of 26 in Grant Ferry. They also are comparable by median household size, 2.42 inhabitants per household in West Side and 2.7 in Grant Ferry. By the percentage of households with children in West Side and Grant Ferry, they are the same, each at 31%.
At $35.0K, the average income level in West Side is significantly higher than that of Grant Ferry's, which stands at $25.6K.