West End is a densely populated part of Providence next to Federal Hill. In case you need to expand your search for a new pad, even more apartments are available for rent in the nearby neighborhood of Federal Hill.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Residents of West End enjoy the same big-city amenities as Federal Hill, but the cost of living is lower. The average household spends $36.3K/year in total expenditures, compared to Federal Hill's $54.1K/year.
West End is distinct from neighboring Federal Hill by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 3.34 people per household in West End and 2.17 people per household in Federal Hill. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 45% have children in West End and in Federal Hill it's 15% of households with children.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
ApartmentGuide.com takes the stress out of searching for your next place. Run through our online ratings and reviews to help you find your new front door. West End boasts fun and convenience all in one, with numerous amenities and basic services located within the immediate area. Specifically, Cranston St. and Elmwood Ave. are a couple of the busiest streets in town, perfect for people who love the hustle and bustle. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Have dinner and drinks out at West Side Diner located on Westminster St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like T & M Tavern. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Club 650, one of the local bars, is a great place for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. When your appetite can only be satisfied by the familiar, head over to West End on Broad St. for a chain restaurant like McDonald's.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in West End.
West End has multiple grocery stores in the area, including Guatemala Mini Market and Stop Market which are both located on Cranston St. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Tienda Panaderia El Quiche is in the neighborhood on Cranston St. and Dairy King is also in the area.
West End has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Elmwood Fashion & Svc Inc and Cranston Variety Store. In addition, the apartment rentals in West End are also conveniently located next to Mike's Variety.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in West End are Providence Career And Technical School, Gilbert Stuart Middle School and Asa Messer Annex. Ultimately, it is important to consult with local districts to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
A middle school in the Providence district, Gilbert Stuart Middle School has a low student-teacher ratio of 14-to-1.
Paul Cuffee Charter School District has one elementary school and two high schools. Paul Cuffee Charter School District has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Providence district. Paul Cuffee Charter School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Providence district.