Living, Demographics and Costs
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in Bowery is more expensive than it is in Civic Center. The average household spends $56.7K/year in total expenditures, compared to Civic Center's $46.2K/year.
Bowery is similar to Civic Center in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 31, compared to a median age of 32 in Civic Center. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.45 inhabitants per household in Bowery and 2.19 in Civic Center. By the percentage of households with children in Bowery and Civic Center, 13% and 18% have children, respectively.
Is Bowery 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 Civic Center make an average of $55.3K, Bowery residents are raking in an average of $74.7K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, Chrystie St. and Bowery are a couple popular streets in Bowery with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Open the door to a place you love with our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in Bowery with dinner at Cong Ly Restaurant and drinks at Bowery Ballroom. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Ecc Lower East Side or One Mile House Bar. To add to that, a local chain restaurant is Jamba Juice, which is located on E Houston St.
Locals take advantage of the community's fine arts and often check listings at Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Bowery, check out the Yelp page.
Bowery has a number of grocery stores, including Sun Cheong Fruit & Vegetable and Ming Kee Produce Co. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of Bowery Donuts Inc, a neighborhood bakery on Canal St., or head to New Wing Wah Bakery, a sweet spot which is also in the area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Whole Foods Market as well.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Bowery area, including Hong Kong Store and New York Store Fixture Co Inc. For retail shopping, the apartment rentals in Bowery are conveniently located next to Bowery Discount Hardware Inc.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in Bowery are Cascades High School, I.S. 131 and St Patrick School. The school information here serves as an approximation of what districts your children might attend, but be sure to speak with school district officials to confirm the precise schools serving the apartments for rent in the area.
The only district in the neighborhood, New York City Geographic District # 1 has a total enrollment of 270 students and 16 teachers, for a student-teacher ratio of 17-to-1. There is one elementary school in the neighborhood.