Chinatown is a busy neighborhood of Portland where 4,900 people live. Many residents work in services, retail and administrative professions. The apartments for rent in Chinatown neighbor Downtown and Pearl.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in Chinatown is more expensive than it is in Downtown. The average household spends $52.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Downtown's $29.2K/year.
The neighborhood of Downtown is somewhat different from Chinatown in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Chinatown is 20, while in Downtown it's 25. In Chinatown, the average household size is 1.36 people, and it's 1.2 people in Downtown. Of households in Chinatown and Downtown, 1% and 2% have children, respectively.
At $65.0K, the average income level in Chinatown is significantly higher than that of Downtown's, which stands at $25.5K.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in Chinatown. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like sandwiches, pizza, deli snacks and mobile concessions. Drink up at Groove Suite or Yes and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Subway. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
With nearby Pivot and Bodybalance Techniques, Chinatown residents have health options right around the corner. With Treasury Ballroom right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Chinatown.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Chinatown area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Jen Tai Chinese Herbal Ctr on SW 3rd Ave. and Costlo Mart are just a couple of options in the area. Head to Voodoo Doughnut, a bakery on SW 3rd Ave., or swing by Rocket Fizz-Portland, which is also in the area, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats.
The Chinatown area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Whsmith Gift Shop Embassy Sts and Trekside Cafe, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Dragon Art Llc is also located in the Chinatown neighborhood, making day-to-day shopping convenient for residents. Keen shoppers will like what the local mall on SW 2nd Ave. has to offer. Popular retailers include Office Depot and Toys R Us.
Local School Statistics
The schools near the apartments in Chinatown are New Avenues For Youth, Da Vinci Middle School and Emerson School. Ultimately, it is important to consult with local districts to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
In the Portland School District 1j, there are 66 elementary schools, 44 middle schools and 18 high schools. Compared to Oregon Department Of Education district, Portland School District 1j has a bigger student body but a lower (and more favorable) student-teacher ratio. Portland School District 1j has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Oregon Department Of Education district.