It is important to note that Dentsville, a lower-cost area of Columbia and more affordable than neighboring Eau Claire, is a suitable space for the budget-conscious renter. Because of this, locals can find the time (and money) to enjoy the wealth of activities that fill the neighborhood. Kids and parents alike will feel at home in Dentsville, which offers a number of family-friendly amenities and shops. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Columbia market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Eau Claire and East Columbia.
Food, Libations and Recreation
We provide ratings and reviews of apartments in the Dentsville area, so interested renters can easily find the answers to all their questions related to the local rental market. Searching for somewhere that offers an impressive selection of restaurants? Dentsville's Two Notch Rd. is one of the busiest (and tastiest) streets in town. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in Dentsville with our apartment finder tool.
Residents can enjoy a different variety of flavor every night in Dentsville, especially with over a half dozen different restaurants in the area. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Wendy's are to be found in the neighborhood.
The availability of theaters in Dentsville promises art and entertainment. Additionally, Meadowlake Park is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Dentsville.
Corner Pantry and Corner Pantry are just some of the grocery stores in Dentsville. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on Farrow Rd. For your sweet-tooth, head to Two Notch Rd. and enjoy some baked goods at Tiffany's Bakery & Eatery.
Jasmine Place Sales Office and Phoenix Tape & Supply Co are two of the convenient retail options in Dentsville.
Nearby School Information
School eligibility is often based on rental location. In other words, your children could attend a school in the Richland School District 2 or the Richland County School District 1. The schools near the apartments in Dentsville are Manning Correctional Institution, E. L. Wright Middle School and Richland 2 Child Dev. 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 Richland School District 2, E. L. Wright Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
The Richland County School District 1 offers 32 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 11 high schools. In terms of student-teacher ratios and student-body size, Richland County School District 1 trumps Richland School District 2 with fewer students per teacher and a lower number of enrolled students. Richland County School District 1 has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Richland School District 2.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
When making budgetary considerations, it's important to note that the cost of living is higher than in Eau Claire. The average household spends $47.8K/year in total expenditures, compared to Eau Claire's $35.3K/year.
The neighborhood of Eau Claire is somewhat different from Dentsville in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Dentsville the median age is 18, while in Eau Claire it's 30. In Dentsville, the average household size is 2.38 people, and it's 2.51 people in Eau Claire. The percentage of households that have children is the exact same for each neighborhood, at 33%.
Is Dentsville 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 Eau Claire make an average of $35.8K, Dentsville residents are raking in an average of $57.1K.