Arcadia Lakes is one of the more affordable neighborhoods in the area, which may be of interest to prospective renters. There's something for the whole family in Arcadia Lakes, which boasts a kid-friendly atmosphere as well as conveniences for moms and dads. The apartments for rent in Arcadia Lakes are near East Columbia and Forest Acres.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Arcadia Lakes can't be beat. Two Notch Rd. is one particularly busy street well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Have a little fun finding your next place in Arcadia Lakes with help from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Arcadia Lakes at Rock Away Bar. Comedy House, one of the local bars, is a great place for those looking to grab some drinks and unwind with friends. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Longhorn Steakhouse and Pizza Hut are to be found in the neighborhood.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in Arcadia Lakes, take a peek at the Yelp page.
The primary grocer is Cheapo Grocery, on Two Notch Rd.
Savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls and big-box stores, including Dollar General and Arcadia Lakes.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Sending your kids to the right school is important, and your neighborhood options, such as a school in the Richland School District 2 or the Richland County School District 1, broaden your potential choices. Schools near the apartments in Arcadia Lakes are Samuel A. Heyward Career And Technology Center, Dent Middle School and Satchel Ford Elementary School. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
Samuel A. Heyward Career And Technology Center, a Richland County School District 1 high school, has the best college-acceptance rate in the district. The student teacher ratios at the nearby schools of Dent Middle School and Satchel Ford Elementary School are both low. At Dent Middle School it's 14-to-1 and at Satchel Ford Elementary School it's 15-to-1.
In the Richland County School District 1, there are 32 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 11 high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Richland County School District 1 than in Richland School District 2. Richland County School District 1 has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Richland School District 2.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Both suburbs of Columbia, Arcadia Lakes and East Columbia have about the same average cost of living. On average a household in Arcadia Lakes spends $66.8K/year in total expenditures. Compare these expenses to those of East Columbia, which come to around $62.4K/year.
The neighborhood of East Columbia is somewhat different from Arcadia Lakes in terms of median age and the percentage of households with children, although they are more comparable by household size. In Arcadia Lakes the median age is 22, while in East Columbia it's 31. In Arcadia Lakes, the average household size is 2.27 inhabitants, and it's 2.26 inhabitants in East Columbia. Of households in Arcadia Lakes and East Columbia, 34% and 24% have children, respectively.
With an average household income of $92.1K, Arcadia Lakes's pay scale is similar to that of East Columbia.