Downtown White Plains is a busy neighborhood of White Plains in Westchester County next to Battle Hill. Look beyond Downtown White Plains for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Battle Hill and Fisher Hill.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
When considering what's best for you and your pocket book, it may be of some interest to know that Downtown White Plains is more expensive than areas nearby. Downtown White Plains's average household spending totals $63.1K/year (compared to Battle Hill's $57.2K/year), which is not completely out of the ordinary given its broad appeal.
Downtown White Plains is distinct from neighboring Battle Hill by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.97 people per household in Downtown White Plains and 3.02 people per household in Battle Hill. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 14% have children in Downtown White Plains and in Battle Hill it's 42% of households with children.
The household average income in Downtown White Plains is higher than that of households in Battle Hill, and more residents in Downtown White Plains have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Battle Hill. Its average household income is $88.2K/year while the median is $32,499. Compare this fact with Battle Hill, where the average income is $74.2K and the median is $55,914. In addition to that, more people in Downtown White Plains have attained a master's degree or higher.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Downtown White Plains is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Main St. and Mamaroneck Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Downtown White Plains has restaurants and bars, including Lazy Boy Lounge, an opportune spot for drinks after work. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Downtown White Plains area, including juice bars, pizza and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, head out to Ron Blacks or Cabo, which are just a few of the options close by. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and McDonald's are to be found in the neighborhood.
With nearby U F C Gym and 10 Stewart Place Health Club, Downtown White Plains residents have health options right around the corner. White Plains Performing Art's events will have Broadway beat. Stop by the venue for popular performances and local listings.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Downtown White Plains.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Downtown White Plains area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Big Apple Smoothie and Seema Convenience Store on Mamaroneck Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. If you've got a craving for something sweet, El Cafetero Bakery on E Post Rd or Cardenas Bakery, which is located on Main St., are both sure to hit the spot. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Magnotta Supermarket and Shop Rite Supermarket.
Downtown White Plains has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Baskets By Audrey and Gifts R Us. Happy Discount Ctr is another retailer located in the area. For residents who like to shop, several retail options are located nearby. Area shopping malls include Westchester Pavilion and White Plains Mall.
Nearby School Information
Your rental location will considerably affect which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the White Plains City School District. The schools near the apartments in Downtown White Plains are Academy Of Our Lady Of Good Counsel, White Plains Middle School and Good Counsel Academy. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
Harrison Central School District has four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. Harrison Central School District has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than White Plains City School District. Harrison Central School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the White Plains City School District.