Southside boasts several shopping centers in the vicinity. Switch up your wardrobe or find something special for your apartment at one of the many nearby malls and home stores. Approximately 14,400 people live and work in Southside, part of metropolitan Columbus. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of Greater Hilltop and South Alum Creek.
Convenience Near the Apartments for Rent in Southside, Columbus, Ohio
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to misc services.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Though urban environments tend to offer a similar range of conveniences, Southside residents enjoy a cost of living that is lower than other metros in Columbus, such as Greater Hilltop. With an average expenditure of $28.3K/year per household, Southside locals spend less than people living in Greater Hilltop, where reported household spending amounts to $42.2K/year.
Southside is similar to Greater Hilltop in a few ways. The median age of its residents is 26, compared to a median age of 27 in Greater Hilltop. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.29 inhabitants per household in Southside and 2.68 in Greater Hilltop. By the percentage of households with children in Southside and Greater Hilltop, 29% and 35% have children, respectively.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Southside are Marion-Franklin High School, Southmoor Middle School and South Scioto Academy. 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 Columbus City School District, Southmoor Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
The one elementary school and one middle school in the South Scioto Academy district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Columbus City School District, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. South Scioto Academy district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Columbus City School District.
Food, Libations and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Southside are S High St. and Parsons Ave. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Southside.
Have dinner and drinks out at Tee Jaye's Country Place located on Parsons Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Sandpebble Lounge. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Swing by 2 Shots Bar Whitakers Cafe for a quick beer or head to Southbend Tavern for a round of cocktails, and experience a couple of the neighborhood's best bars. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like Subway and White Castle are to be found in the neighborhood.
Explore and evoke a sense of wonderment and culture at Southside's Ann Hamilton Studio.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Southside.