Downtown is home to approximately 19,600 people who work in services, administrative and public administration professions. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring South End and South Bluff.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Residents of Downtown enjoy the same big-city amenities as South End, but the cost of living is lower. The average household spends $31.2K/year in total expenditures, compared to South End's $66.7K/year.
Downtown is distinct from neighboring South End by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.08 people per household in Downtown and 1.5 people per household in South End. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 17% have children in Downtown and in South End it's 6% of households with children.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. S Main St. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is N Main St. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Downtown.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Texas De Brazil and have cocktails afterward at Rehab Disco. Residents can choose from a variety of restaurants in the Downtown area, including beer and ale, pizza, deli snacks and barbecue. Stop in at 616 Club for a quick beer or head to Club Apocalypse for a round of cocktails, and experience the neighborhood's local options. Additionally, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Arby's and Checkers Drive-In Restaurant. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
With nearby Peabody Athletic Club and Federal Employee Fitcenter, Downtown residents have health options right around the corner. As for other forms of recreation, explore and evoke a sense of wonderment at one of Downtown's museums, like Memphis Railroad & Trolley Msm.
For a more extensive list of places in Downtown to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
Easy Way Food Stores and Lam's are a couple places to shop for groceries in the Downtown area. Both of the stores are located on N Main St. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Cheesecake Corner is in the area on E Ge Patterson Ave. and Big Ono Bake Shop is located on S Front St. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Mapco Express on top of that.
For greater selection and value when shopping, Downtown has department and factory-outlet stores, such as I C B's Outlet Stores and Hoot Louse. To add to that, other shopping in Downtown includes a number of malls, like Belz Enterprises. Brand-savvy residents can shop at the local mall on Peabody Pl. where they will find big retailers like Office Depot and Family Dollar Store.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in Downtown are New Consortium Of Law And Business, Vance Middle School and Downtown Elementary School. Please remember to consult with local district officials to confirm the exact schools serving the apartments for rent that you are interested in.
A middle school in the Memphis district, Vance Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
In the Memphis, there are 111 elementary schools, 59 middle schools and 52 high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Memphis district than in West Memphis School District. Memphis district has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the West Memphis School District.