Prospective renters should know that Graniteville is a lower-priced neighborhood in the heart of Staten Island. A home and garden store exemplifies some of the amenities that showcase Graniteville's family-friendly nature. If you need to expand your search beyond Graniteville, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Staten Island and Howland Hook.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Take time to dine at one of the many food service establishments on Graniteville's Richmond Ave., and follow it up with an event down the road. Be sure to read our apartment ratings and reviews to find out even more about popular parts of the neighborhood. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Graniteville without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Graniteville residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with a handful of restaurants nearby. Dakota Diner and Miyako Sushi & Hibachi represent a few of those dining options. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Little Caesars Pizza and Ihop Restaurant are both around the proverbial corner.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in Graniteville, check out the Yelp page.
Graniteville has one main grocery store in the area, Honeybee Convenience, which is located within the neighborhood on Forest Ave. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Shop Rite Supermarket too.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Graniteville area, including Jembro Stores and Jembro Variety Stores Inc. Brand-savvy residents can shop at the local mall on Richmond Ave. where they will find big retailers like Dollar Tree and Family Dollar Store.
Local School Statistics
Some of the schools near the apartments in Graniteville are Moore Catholic High School, John W Lavelle Preparatory Charter School and P.S. 22 Graniteville. 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.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Graniteville is less expensive than other Staten Island metro areas, such as Staten Island. On average a household in Graniteville spends $60.3K/year in total expenditures, compared to Staten Island's $332.1K/year.
The neighborhoods of Graniteville and Howland Hook are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Graniteville, the percentage of households with children is 44% and the average household size is 3.32 people per household, and in Howland Hook 49% of households have children and there are 2.82 people per household on average.
When it comes to earnings, Graniteville's median average household income of $79.4K/year is comparable to Howland Hook. However, when it comes to education, the number of Graniteville residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of Howland Hook residents with a master's degree.