Demographics and Cost of Living
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Charlotte metro areas, Ashbrook can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($50.0K/year for Ashbrook versus $38.4K/year for South Charlotte) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
The nearby neighborhood of South Charlotte is distinct from Ashbrook for multiple reasons. In Ashbrook the median age is 21, while in South Charlotte it's 33. In Ashbrook, the average household size is 1.87 people, and it's 3.1 people in South Charlotte. Of households in Ashbrook and South Charlotte, 15% and 31% have children, respectively.
Is Ashbrook 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 South Charlotte make an average of $40.8K, Ashbrook residents are raking in an average of $60.9K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Ashbrook are Park Rd. and E Woodlawn Rd. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Ashbrook.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Wam Asian Grill and make a pit stop after at Hickory Tavern for drinks. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Wendy's are to be found in the neighborhood.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Ashbrook.
Citgo and Shaklee Distributor are just a few of the many grocery stores in the Ashbrook area. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Lady Jaynes Bakery is in the neighborhood on Park Rd. and Tizzerts Inc is down the street. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Kangaroo Express and Harris Teeter.
The Ashbrook area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Toy's & Co and Party Land, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Taking care of everyday shopping needs is simple enough, as the apartment rentals in Ashbrook are conveniently located next to shopping centers and malls, including Byrum Land & Timber Inc, which is right in the neighborhood.
Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Ashbrook are Military & Global Leadership Academy At Marie G. Davis, Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School and Collinswood Language Academy. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Duplin County Schools, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district offers residents 102 elementary schools, 41 middle schools and 36 high schools. Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Duplin County district.