West Village boasts a wide array of eateries, with more than 120 unique food types located within minutes of the neighborhood rentals. West Village's family-friendly vibe is supported by shopping opportunities, such as malls, that require little travel time and less headache, because they are right in town. If you are looking for a special place to call home, consider Soho and Downtown.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Hudson St. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is W 14th St. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in West Village.
Wine and dine with family and friends in West Village with dinner at Miyagi Japanese Restaurant and drinks at Little Branch. The cuisine offerings in West Village are as follows: juice bars, pizza, bagels and deli snacks. For those looking for some great places to kick back with a cocktail, check out some neighborhood hot spots, like Cielo or Griffin. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Arby's and Ihop Restaurant are both located in the neighborhood.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in West Village.
Organic Avenue and Fresh Farm are just some of the grocery stores in West Village. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on 8th Ave. Never fail to satisfy your sweet-tooth in this neighborhood. Follow the aroma of freshly baked treats to Amy's Bread on Bleecker St., or continue on to Birdbath Neighborhood Green, which is located on 7th Ave. S. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Food Emporium too.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the West Village area, including Finest Bravest & Boldest Inc and Gift Of Love. Taking care of everyday shopping needs is simple enough, as the apartment rentals in West Village are conveniently located next to shopping centers and malls, including La Maison Supreme Ltd, which is right in the neighborhood.
Nearby School Information
Schools near the apartments in West Village are Notre Dame School, Greenwich Village Middle School and P.S. 3 Charrette School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other New York metro areas, West Village can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($122.6K/year for West Village versus $84.2K/year for Soho) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
The neighborhood of Soho is somewhat different from West Village in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In West Village the median age is 38, while in Soho it's 31. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.54 people, and it's 1.61 people in Soho. Of households in West Village and Soho, 8% and 11% have children, respectively.
Is West Village 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 Soho make an average of $129.4K, West Village residents are raking in an average of $209.6K.