Mississippi is a densely populated part of Portland that is home to about 2,200 people who work in services, administrative and retail professions. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Overlook and North Portland.
The neighborhoods of Mississippi and Overlook are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 23%.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in Mississippi. To help focus your search, the street of N Mississippi Ave. is one of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On this street you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Mississippi with dinner at Gumbo and drinks at Biloxi Deli Lounge. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and beer and ale. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Liberty Glass.
Mississippi's Northwest Dance Project makes it easy to catch a fine arts performance any day of the week.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Mississippi spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Located within the neighborhood on 3965 N Mississippi Ave, New Rite Way Food Ctr is the primary grocery store in the Mississippi area. Treat yourself to a taste of the best baked goods in town. Head to Honey Pot Bakery on N Mississippi Ave. or try out Ruby Jewel Scoops, which is also in the area.
Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Mississippi are Oregon Outreach, Self Enhancement, Inc/Sei Academy and Boise-Eliot Elementary School. In most areas, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are interested in will likely determine what schools your children will be able to attend. Talk with local district administrators or representatives for confirmation.
At Self Enhancement, Inc/Sei Academy and Boise-Eliot Elementary School the student-teacher ratios are low. Self Enhancement, Inc/Sei Academy has a student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1, one of the best in the district, while Boise-Eliot Elementary School's 15-to-1.
Oregon Department Of Education district offers four elementary schools, three middle schools and one high school. In terms of student enrollment numbers, Portland School District 1j is larger than Oregon Department Of Education district. The student-teacher ratio in both districts, however, is comparable. Portland School District 1j has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Oregon Department Of Education district.