Step into South Street and take an adventure in culinary cuisine. With restaurants offering more than 40 food types in the immediate area, residents and visitors can savor something for every taste bud. Regarded as family-friendly, South Street offers conveniences like grocery stores to ease the stress of running errands. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring Moyamensing and Center City.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
There's no shortage of basic to more specialized amenities and services in South Street. To help focus your search, the streets of South St. and S 3rd St. are two of the busiest streets in the neighborhood. On these streets you can find something worthwhile to do, dine out or have a drink. Also, let our apartment finder tool help narrow your search to the businesses and services you want.
Treat yourself to dinner in your own neighborhood at Gaja Gaja Restaurant. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in South Street. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like juice bars, pizza and barbecue. Drink up at Reef Caribbean Lounge or Blarney Bar & Grill and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Johnny Rockets and Domino's Pizza are both around the proverbial corner.
With nearby Radius Fitness and Steel Curves, South Street residents have health options right around the corner. With Theater Of The Living Arts right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in South Street, browse the Yelp page.
When hunger strikes, South Street residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on home staples. Six Street Mini Market and South Street Market Ii are both located on South St. Head to Chef's Market Inc, a bakery on South St., or swing by Rocco's Original Italian Water, which is also in the area, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Whole Foods Market and Super Fresh.
The South Street area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Big Green Earth and Tullycross, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in South Street are Academy At Palumbo, Barratt Norris S Middle School and Meredith William M School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
The student teacher ratios at the nearby schools of Barratt Norris S Middle School and Meredith William M School are both low to very low. At Barratt Norris S Middle School it's 10-to-1 and at Meredith William M School it's 15-to-1.
Charter High School For Architecture And Design district has one high school. Charter High School For Architecture And Design district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Philadelphia City School District. Philadelphia City School District has a higher Great Schools score than Charter High School For Architecture And Design district. However, Charter High School For Architecture And Design district has more blue ribbons.
Living, Demographics and Costs
While figuring out what area and apartment are best for you, keep in mind that relative to other Philadelphia metro areas, South Street can be more expensive. The difference in annual household spending ($60.6K/year for South Street versus $47.8K/year for Moyamensing) illustrates the general cost of living in each area.
South Street is distinct from neighboring Moyamensing by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.92 people per household in South Street and 1 people per household in Moyamensing. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 13% have children in South Street and in Moyamensing it's 26% of households with children.
Is South Street 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 Moyamensing make an average of $56.9K, South Street residents are raking in an average of $79.9K.