Packed with everything a neighborhood could possibly need (not to mention want), Mount Airy residents enjoy the extensive supply of stores, restaurants and entertainment in the area. Families don't have to travel far to get their groceries in Mount Airy. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring Parkland and West Mount Airy.
Food, Libations and Recreation
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Wine and dine yourself in Mount Airy with dinner at Wine Thief Neighborhood Bistro and drinks at Ingram's Lounge. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. For those looking for some great places to kick back with a cocktail, check out some neighborhood hot spots, like Mc Manamin's Tavern or Che Bar & Grill. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. McDonald's and Little Caesars Pizza are both located in the neighborhood.
Fitlife and Urban Athlete are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape. A great way to spend the evening, be sure to catch one of many shows at Philadelphia Dance Theatre.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Mount Airy.
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Mount Airy area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Crab & Claw and Bbq Town on Ogontz Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. Indulge in the sweet stylings of June's Restaurant, a local first-class bakery. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Wawa Food Market and Acme.
Lee's Card & Gift Shop and Geneva's Gifts Etc are two of the convenient retail options in Mount Airy. Or, if you want to add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment, October Gallery is on Ogontz Ave.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Mount Airy are Parkway Northwest, Roosevelt Theodore Middle School and Islamic Day School Of Philadelphia. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
Parkway Northwest, a high school in the Philadelphia City School District school, offers advanced-placement classes. A middle school in the Philadelphia City School District, Roosevelt Theodore Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
The Khepera Charter district has one elementary school and one middle school, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Philadelphia City School District. Khepera Charter district also has a smaller population of students than Philadelphia City School District. Philadelphia City School District has a higher Great Schools score than Khepera Charter district. However, Khepera Charter district has more blue ribbons.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Mount Airy's cost of living is about 35% lower than in nearby Parkland. On average a household in Mount Airy spends $63.0K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of Parkland, which come to around $97.1K/year.
The neighborhood of Parkland is somewhat different from Mount Airy 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 Mount Airy is 37, while in Parkland it's 31. In Mount Airy, the average household size is 2.01 people, and it's 1.79 people in Parkland. Of households in Mount Airy and Parkland, 29% and 22% have children, respectively.