Approximately 10,700 people live and work in South Central, part of metropolitan Winston Salem. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring Southwest and Northwest.
Cost of Living and Demographics
South Central is less expensive than other Winston Salem metro areas, such as Southwest. On average a household in South Central spends $34.7K/year in total expenditures, compared to Southwest's $39.8K/year.
The neighborhoods of South Central and Southwest are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In South Central, the percentage of households with children is 23% and the average household size is 2 people per household, and in Southwest 26% of households have children and there are 2.21 people per household on average.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of South Central's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near Peters Creek Ct. and Burke St. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in South Central without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in South Central at Johnny & June Ultra Salon. With a variety of restaurants in South Central, residents can explore dining types such as beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. Stop in at Al's Club Reno for a quick beer or head to Thee Gentlemen's Club for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Ihop Restaurant and Burger King. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Explore and evoke a sense of wonder at one of South Central's museums, like New Winston Museum Office.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in South Central.
When hunger strikes, South Central residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Bharat Food Mart and Marketplace Mall are both located on Peters Creek Ct. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Salem Baking Co is in the area on S Cherry St. and Ollie's Bakery is located on S Marshall St.
South Central has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Alberti Flea Circus and Collage. For more retail shopping, the apartment rentals in South Central are also conveniently located next to Moravian Book & Gift Shop. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Office Depot and there's Parkway Plaza, a mall located on Creek & Peters Crk.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in South Central are Salem Baptist Christian School and Wiley Middle 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.
A middle school in the Forsyth County district, Wiley Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
The Steam Academy Of Winston Salem district provides one middle school, with student-body numbers similar to Forsyth County district. In spite of this commonality, Forsyth County district offers a more preferable student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1. Forsyth County district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the The Steam Academy Of Winston Salem district.