With more than 210 food genres within close proximity of the rentals, West Side's restaurants can please even the pickiest eater. Regarded as a welcoming place for families, West Side provides shopping opportunities without the hassle of leaving the neighborhood. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Chelsea and Gramercy-Flatiron.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
West Side is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. 8th Ave. and 9th Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Momoya. West Side is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, with options like sandwiches, barbecue, juice bars, pizza and bagels. Run up a tab at some of the local bars, including spots like Simplicity Computer Corp and Pacha Newyork. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Jamba Juice in the neighborhood.
Explore and evoke a sense of wonder at one of West Side's museums, like Rosenthal Paul.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in West Side.
Shopping and Conveniences
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the West Side area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Gourmet Attitude and Nyc Gourmet United Deli on 10th Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. For specialty foods, there is Gamla Enterprises on Americas. Take a bite out of Big Booty Bread Co for some sweet local flavor, found on W 23rd St., or try a taste of Leon Bakery, another neighborhood bakery which is located on 9th Ave. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Associated Supermarket and Lucky Food Ctr.
For greater selection and value when shopping, West Side has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Barneys New York and Barneys New York Outlet. The neighborhood must be a popular place for shoppers and the fashion conscious, too, as there are multiple shopping malls in the area. Indica Gallery Llc, located on 11th Ave., is just one example of that. For the brand-savvy shopper who prefers the selection and value of big stores, on top of that, the neighborhood is home to a Papyrus.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in West Side are Fiorello H Laguardia High School Of Music, Art And Performing Arts, J.H.S. 44 William J. Oshea and P.S. 191 Amsterdam. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
West Side is similar to Chelsea in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 40, compared to a median age of 40 in Chelsea. They also are comparable by average household size -- 1.54 inhabitants per household in West Side and 1.54 in Chelsea. By the percentage of households with children in West Side and Chelsea, 15% and 10% have children, respectively.
West Side and Chelsea are comparable in terms of income, with the former reporting an average household income of $207.8K. The areas differ in terms of education -- a larger portion of West Side residents have master's degrees than Chelsea.