In Downtown, great shopping is just around the corner at places like Treasures Past and K For Tv. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Oklahoma City market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Inner City Southside and I-40 Expansion Area.
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 Downtown are N Robinson Ave. and N Broadway 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. Have a little fun finding your next place in Downtown with help from our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at First Edition Cafe & Expresso located on Park Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Citywalk. With a few different restaurants in the area, Downtown residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. Quench your thirst at a handful of local establishments. Neighborhood bar-goers love Club Albee and Purple Martini. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Melting Pot and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. Downtown has Flex Gym and Park Harvey Athletic Club. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Parks & Recreation-Oklahoma.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Downtown.
Downtown is home to a few different grocery stores, such as K B Amber and Store. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Sara Cupcake Bakery on NW 9th St. or Pinkitzel Cupcakes & Candy, which is located on N E K Gaylord Blvd, are both sure to hit the spot.
The Downtown area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Painted Door and Painted Door, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Additional retail shopping includes Ton Papier. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Oppenheim Group and Economy Square Shopping Ctr.
Demographics and Cost of Living
When making those important decisions about lifestyle and affordability, it may be of some use to know that living in Oklahoma City suburbs like Downtown or nearby Inner City Southside can be more expensive than in the city, but the peacefulness is often worth it. A household in Downtown spends about $102.0K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison Inner City Southside's expenditures come to about $27.9K/year.
Downtown is distinct from neighboring Inner City Southside by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.43 people per household in Downtown and 2.68 people per household in Inner City Southside. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 5% have children in Downtown and in Inner City Southside it's 42% of households with children.
At $172.8K, the average income level in Downtown is significantly higher than that of Inner City Southside's, which stands at $23.3K.