Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Elizabeth residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with over a dozen restaurants nearby. Cuisine Malaya and Brixx Wood Fired Pizza represent a few of those dining options. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Elizabeth area, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Burger King are both located in the neighborhood.
With New You Rejuvenation Med Spa on E 7th St., Elizabeth residents have health options right around the corner. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Mecklenburg Park & Recreation.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Elizabeth.
Elizabeth has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including White Rabbit and Buttercup. Gifted Box is also located in the Elizabeth neighborhood, making day-to-day shopping convenient for residents. The neighborhood is home to a big-box store, Dollar General, and Midtown Square, a shopping mall located on 74 & I-277.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Charlotte metro areas, Elizabeth can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($100.5K/year for Elizabeth versus $38.4K/year for South Charlotte) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
Elizabeth is distinct from neighboring South Charlotte by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.7 people per household in Elizabeth and 3.1 people per household in South Charlotte. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 15% have children in Elizabeth and in South Charlotte it's 31% of households that have children. Residents living in both neighborhoods are close in median age, which is about 33.
Is Elizabeth 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, Elizabeth residents are raking in an average of $162.3K.