St Johns settles around convenience, and it has more than one shopping center located immediately within the neighborhood. St Johns is a suburban community in Portland bordered by University Park and Portsmouth. If you need to expand your search beyond St Johns, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are University Park and Portsmouth.
Conveniences Around the Apartments for Rent in St. Johns, Oregon
The neighborhood contains a diverse group of services ranging from spas to laundries. To name a couple, Diamond Nails Salon & Spa is on N Lombard St. and Body Bistro is also in the area. Other services in St Johns include St Johns Vision Clinic, providing eye care, at 8523 N Lombard St.
Living, Demographics and Costs
St Johns is unlike the Portland neighborhood of Portsmouth with respect to average household size. In St Johns, there are 2.25 people per household, while in Portsmouth there are 2.88 people per household. The two areas are more alike in terms of median age and the percentage of homes with children. The median age of St Johns residents is 21 and in Portsmouth it's 20. Furthermore, 32% of St Johns households have children and 38% of Portsmouth households have children.
Is St Johns the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby Portsmouth make an average of $39.9K, St Johns residents are raking in an average of $56.0K.
Local Schools and School Districts
Where your children go to school is determined, in part, by where you rent. The Portland School District 1j or the Vancouver School District are a couple places where your children could enroll in school. Some of the schools near the apartments in St Johns are Arts, Communication & Technology School, George Middle School and Sitton Elementary School. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
The student teacher ratios at the nearby schools of George Middle School and Sitton Elementary School are both low. At George Middle School it's 15-to-1 and at Sitton Elementary School it's the same.
The Vancouver School District provides 25 elementary schools, nine middle schools and 12 high schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than Portland School District 1j. Vancouver School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Portland School District 1j.
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 St Johns are N Lombard St. and N Marine Dr. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in St Johns.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in St Johns at Perch Tavern. Options on the menu in the neighborhood include pizza and deli snacks. Drink up at Ranger Tavern or Six Point Inn, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, McDonald's and Subway are both around the proverbial corner.
With nearby Westcoast Health & Fitness and Portland City, St Johns residents have health options right around the corner. Additionally, Eagle Creek Trailhead is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in St. Johns.