East Forest boasts several shopping centers in the vicinity. Switch up your wardrobe or find something special for your apartment at one of the many nearby malls and home stores. East Forest is a neighborhood of Charlotte that is home to about 12,200 people who work in services, retail and sales professions. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring South Charlotte and The Arboretum.
Convenience Near the Apartments for Rent in East Forest, Charlotte, North Carolina
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services, including spas. To name a few of those, Back To Balance Massage Therapy is on Monroe Rd., and Carol O'Malley is also in the area. For clothing and apparel services, Park Shoe Repair & Alterations is at 9866 Monroe Rd.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
East Forest has about the same average living cost as other metro areas in Charlotte, such as South Charlotte. A household in East Forest spends about $39.1K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison South Charlotte's expenditures come to about $38.4K/year.
The neighborhood of South Charlotte is somewhat different from East Forest in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in East Forest is 28, while in South Charlotte it's 33. In East Forest, the average household size is 2.65 people, and it's 3.1 people in South Charlotte. Of households in East Forest and South Charlotte, 29% and 31% have children, respectively.
The average household income in East Forest is $42.3K, and that's comparable to South Charlotte's.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in East Forest are Resurrection Christian School and Charlotte Secondary School. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
In the Charlotte-Mecklenburg district, there are one middle school. Charlotte Secondary School and Charlotte-Mecklenburg district have similar student-body sizes and student-teacher ratios. Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Charlotte Secondary district.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
With our apartment ratings and reviews, your next move doesn't have to be messy. Learn more about the East Forest neighborhood, including fun things to do and great places to eat on popular Monroe Rd., one of the top-rated roads in town. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
With over a dozen neighborhood restaurants to choose from, like Shiki Japanese Restaurant and Caribbean Delights, East Forest residents can wine and dine themselves any night of the week. With a few different restaurants in the area, East Forest residents can fill their cravings for all sorts of foods. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Wing Street are both around the proverbial corner.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Energy Sports & Fitness and Inner Peaks. Miss Donna's School Of Dancing's events will have Broadway beat. Stop by the venue for popular performances and local listings.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in East Forest.