Greenwich Village is home to a wide sampling of cuisine, with restaurants offering more than 110 different types of food in the neighborhood, residents can find something for every night of the week. Families will feel right at home in Greenwich Village, which offers shops and conveniences that suit both parents and kids. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Soho and Downtown.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in Greenwich Village. To help focus your search, the streets of Broadway and University Pl. 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. Have a little fun finding your next place in Greenwich Village with help from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Greenwich Village at Blue Note. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in Greenwich Village. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like beer and ale, pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. For those looking for a local spot to kick back with a cocktail, check out one of the neighborhood joints, like Bitter End or Sullivan Room. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at McDonald's and Five Guys Burgers & Fries. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Greenwich Village has it covered. On W 13th St. is Silk Day Spa, and Lily Laser Spa is also in the neighborhood. Popular places of entertainment include Joffrey Ballet School, where locals and tourists alike can enjoy prime performances from skilled actors, dancers and artists.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Greenwich Village, browse the Yelp page.
Citarella and Life Thyme, both located on Avenue Of The Americas, are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Greenwich Village area. Greenwich Village has one specialty market in the area, Eva's Vitamin Shop. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Le Pain Quotidien on 5th Ave. or Pasticceria Bruno Bakery, which is also in the area, are both sure to hit the spot.
Eighth Street Tobacco Shop and Magic Gift Shop are two of the convenient retail options in Greenwich Village. D & D Luggage & Gift Shop is also located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood, making day-to-day shopping convenient for residents.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Greenwich Village are Harvey Milk High School, Greenwich Village Middle School and Academy Of St. Joseph (The). Remember, school district boundaries are subject to redrawing. Consult with your local schools and school districts near the apartments for rent to confirm the schools your children can attend.
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.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Is Greenwich Village the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. Greenwich Village (where the average household spends $97.1K/year) is less affordable than other places nearby. For instance, residents in Soho spend $84.2K/year.
The neighborhood of Soho is somewhat different from Greenwich Village in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Greenwich Village the median age is 36, while in Soho it's 31. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.46 people, and it's 1.61 people in Soho. Of households in Greenwich Village and Soho, 10% and 11% have children, respectively.
The household average income in Greenwich Village is higher than that of households in Soho, and more residents in Greenwich Village have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Soho. Its average household income is $155.5K/year while the median is $69,702. Compare this fact with Soho, where the average income is $129.4K and the median is $86,465. In addition to that, more people in Greenwich Village have attained a master's degree or higher.