With limitless options right outside your door, it's easy to grow accustomed to the Northwest lifestyle. With convenient shopping havens enjoyed by parents and kids alike, busy families in Northwest can find just what they need. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring West Slope and Southwest.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Northwest is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. NW 10th Ave. and NW 11th Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Sinju Restaurant. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Quench your thirst at a handful of local establishments. Neighborhood bar-goers love Candy and Tiger Bar. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. McDonald's and P F Chang's China Bistro are both located in the neighborhood.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Northwest, take a peek at the Yelp page.
Shopping and Conveniences
Northwest is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Local Choice Produce Market and Timbers Market. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Blue Star Donuts is in the neighborhood on SW Washington St. and Pearl Bakery is also in the area. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Whole Foods Market and Safeway.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Northwest has department and factory-outlet stores, such as Hanna Andersson Outlet Store and Parallel Men's & Women's. Those aren't the only shopping options in the neighborhood. It also has shopping malls. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping mall, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Local School Statistics
Where you rent will heavily influence which schools your children attend. They could be eligible for enrollment in the Beaverton School District 48j. The schools near the apartments in Northwest are Pursuit Of Wellness Education At Roosevelt Campus, George Middle School and Forest Park Elementary School. Remember, school district boundaries are subject to redrawing. Consult with your local schools and school districts near the apartments for rent to confirm the schools your children can attend.
A middle school in the Portland School District 1j, George Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
Portland School District 1j has 66 elementary schools, 44 middle schools and 18 high schools. Portland School District 1j has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Beaverton School District 48j. Portland School District 1j has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Beaverton School District 48j.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The cost of living in Northwest is similar to other suburban areas, such as West Slope. On average a household in Northwest spends $77.4K/year in total expenditures, compared to West Slope's $78.2K/year.
The neighborhood of West Slope is somewhat different from Northwest in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Northwest the median age is 26, while in West Slope it's 22. In Northwest, the average household size is 2.41 inhabitants, and it's 2.41 inhabitants in West Slope. Of households in Northwest and West Slope, 13% and 28% have children, respectively.
When it comes to earnings, Northwest's median average household income of $112.1K/year is comparable to West Slope. However, when it comes to education, the number of Northwest residents with a master's degree surpasses the number of West Slope residents with a master's degree.