Downtown has a number of nightly attractions, including 11 bars and clubs. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhoods of Greater Hilltop and West Columbus.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
Finding your bearings in a new place--locating groceries, cleaners and places to relax and have fun--is one of the most basic things all renters do when establishing themselves in a new area. To help in that process, a couple important streets to know in Downtown are N High St. and S High St. It's these streets, in particular, where drinking, dining and recreation is easily found. Our apartment finder tool will take the hassle out of hunting for the address of your dreams.
Downtown has restaurants and bars, including Suite 143, an opportune spot for drinks after work. There are many different types of restaurants for residents to enjoy in the Downtown area, including beer and ale, pizza and deli snacks. Bar hop from Park Street Tavern to Bluestone, two local drink options, and enjoy refreshing beverages just the way you like them. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. McDonald's and Wendy's are both located in the neighborhood.
For a more extensive list of places in Downtown to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Mt Vernon Quick Stop and Pierce & Son Grocery Store are just some of the grocery stores in Downtown. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on Mount Vernon Ave. For your sweet-tooth, head to Short North Piece Of Cake on N High St., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Piece Of Cake, which is down the street. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as United Dairy Farmers and Turkey Hill Minit Market.
Rsa Stores Inc and Buckeye Connection are only a few of the many retailers located in Downtown. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Family Dollar Store and there's Thurber Village, a mall located on Thurber Dr. W.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Downtown's cost of living is higher than in Greater Hilltop, and that is likely due to it having more amenities and it being more desirable overall. The average household spends $60.7K/year in total expenditures, compared to Greater Hilltop's $42.2K /year.
The nearby neighborhood of Greater Hilltop is distinct from Downtown for multiple reasons. In Downtown the median age is 20, while in Greater Hilltop it's 27. In Downtown, the average household size is 1.4 people, and it's 2.68 people in Greater Hilltop. Of households in Downtown and Greater Hilltop, 16% and 35% have children, respectively.
At $80.9K, the average income level in Downtown is significantly higher than that of Greater Hilltop's, which stands at $47.4K.