An attractive (and privileged) subset of Charlotte, Southpark is home to those with sizable salaries. Those that prefer a similar way of life should strongly consider renting in this neighborhood. Southpark's family-friendly vibe is supported by shopping opportunities, such as malls, that require little travel time and less headache, because they are right in town. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring South Charlotte and Myers Park.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
For those looking to find great food in the area, head to Sharon Rd., a heavily populated area with a wide selection of restaurants. If you want to get closer to all there is on Sharon Rd., be sure to read our apartment ratings and reviews. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Residents have their pick of dining-out options in Southpark. Many of them are conveniently located on Morrison Blvd., close to the rentals listed on Apartment Guide. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. McDonald's and Donatos Pizza are both located in the neighborhood.
Residents looking for stress-relief can easily find time to take care of themselves, with options such as Carolina Sports Clubs-S Park and Crunch in the nearby vicinity.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Southpark, browse the Yelp page.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Southpark. To name one, there's South Park Sundries on Fairview Rd. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Circle K and Harris Teeter.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Southpark area, including Garden Secrets and Sedona Botique. Residents have the shopping edge with more prominent retailers in the area and a shopping mall. This includes Brookstone and Amy's Hallmark.
Nearby School Information
The schools near the apartments in Southpark are Myer Park High School, Alexander Graham Middle School and Selwyn Elementary School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has 102 elementary schools, 41 middle schools and 36 high schools. Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Duplin County district. Charlotte-Mecklenburg district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Duplin County district.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
When making budgetary considerations, it's important to note that the cost of living is higher than in South Charlotte. The average household spends $74.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to South Charlotte's $38.4K/year.
Southpark is distinct from neighboring South Charlotte by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.02 people per household in Southpark and 3.1 people per household in South Charlotte. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 19% have children in Southpark 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 32.
At $107.1K, the average income level in Southpark is significantly higher than that of South Charlotte's, which stands at $40.8K.