It's not unfair to say that renters living in Drexel Hill are spoiled by the sheer plentitude of options at their service. Drexel Hill residents appreciate nearby comforts and conveniences like grocers, which are attractive options for families and frequent food shoppers. Look beyond Drexel Hill for that special apartment. Don't forget areas like Pilgrim Gardens and Clifton Heights.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in Drexel Hill center are State Rd. and Burmont Rd. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then Drexel Hill will be an ideal place for you to rent. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Have dinner and drinks out at Pig Daddys Bbq located on Burmont Rd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Waverly Lounge. Drexel Hill offers a range of dining options, including pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. Run up a tab at some of the local bars, including spots like Trophy Tavern and Jimmy Mac's Bar & Grille. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Wing Street and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery are both around the proverbial corner.
Upper Darby Performing Arts, a cultural haven in the heart of Drexel Hill, attracts fine arts followers and performance enthusiasts.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Drexel Hill spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Drexel Hill has a number of grocery stores, including Drexeline Supermarket and Fresh Grocer. The stores are located on State Rd. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Sophisticakes on Drexelbrook Dr. or All Of A Sudden Desserts, which is located on Garrett Rd., are both sure to hit the spot. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Acme and Wawa Food Market.
Drexel Hill has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Dollar Spot and 2 Friends Gifts & Consignment. Other retailers include the likes of Advanced Water Treatment Inc. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Ruth's Hallmark and Dollar Tree. Area shopping malls are Loehmann's Plaza-Pilgrim Gdns and Drexeline Shopping Ctr.
Local Schools and School Districts
In a big way, your rental location governs which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Springfield School District. Some of the schools near the apartments in Drexel Hill are Upper Darby Senior High School, Drexel Hill Middle School and St. Andrew School. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
A middle school in the Upper Darby School District, Drexel Hill Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 12-to-1.
Upper Darby School District has 11 elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. Upper Darby School District has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Springfield School District. Upper Darby School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Springfield School District.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Drexel Hill is more affordable than other urban areas in Drexel Hill, such as Pilgrim Gardens, though it offers a similar city lifestyle. Nevertheless, in annual household spending, Drexel Hill reports an average of $55.7K/year, while Pilgrim Gardens spends an average of $67.5K/year.
The neighborhood of Clifton Heights is somewhat different from Drexel Hill in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Drexel Hill the median age is 32, while in Clifton Heights it's 20. In Drexel Hill, the average household size is 2.31 people, and it's 2.45 people in Clifton Heights. The percentage of households that have children is the exact same for each neighborhood, at 34%.
Is Drexel Hill 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 Clifton Heights make an average of $42.6K, Drexel Hill residents are raking in an average of $71.5K.