Living, Demographics and Costs
Downtown's cost of living is similar to other neighborhoods in Fargo, such as Madison-Unicorn Park. The average household cost in Downtown is $36.3K/year compared to Madison-Unicorn Park's $36.7K/year.
Downtown is distinct from neighboring Madison-Unicorn Park by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.31 people per household in Downtown and 2.22 people per household in Madison-Unicorn Park. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 4% have children in Downtown and in Madison-Unicorn Park it's 23% of households with children.
Downtown and Madison-Unicorn Park are comparable in terms of income, with the former reporting an average household income of $37.5K. The areas differ in terms of education -- a larger portion of Downtown residents have master's degrees than Madison-Unicorn Park.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
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Wine and dine with family and friends in Downtown with dinner at Sammy's Pizza & Restaurant and drinks at Perspectives Lounge. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Drink up at Nestor Tavern or C & M Investments, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Taco John's and Subway are to be found in the neighborhood.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Downtown spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Tochi Products & Specialty Fds and Tochi Product Distributing, both located on 2nd Ave. N, are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Downtown area. Head to Pan-O-Gold Baking Co, a bakery on University Dr. N, or swing by Pan-O-Gold Baking Co, which is located on 11th St. N, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. On top of that, for household-name grocery stores, there's Holiday Stationstores on University Dr. N.
The Downtown area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Catherine's Collectibles and C Lizzy's, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. For more retail shopping, the apartment rentals in Downtown are also conveniently located next to Fargostuff.Com.
Local School Statistics
Some of the schools near the apartments in Downtown are Oak Grove Lutheran School, Ben Franklin Middle School and Academy For Children Montessori. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
A middle school in the Fargo 1 district, Ben Franklin Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 12-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Fargo 1 district has a total enrollment of 9,800 students and 780 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 13-to-1. There are four high schools, three middle schools and 14 elementary schools in the district.