Step into Southwest and take an adventure in culinary cuisine. With restaurants offering more than 30 food types in the immediate area, residents and visitors can savor something for every taste bud. Southwest offers conveniences to help warm up a house and cater to the families living in the neighborhood. In your hunt for a new place, be sure to keep your options open and have a look at the apartments available for rent in neighboring South Fort Worth and East Fort Worth.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
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Residents in the Southwest area enjoy being close to a variety of restaurants for a night out, celebrations and more. A few of those are Sushiyaa and Burger Street. Southwest offers a range of dining options, including pizza, deli snacks and barbecue. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Jack In The Box and Whataburger are both located in the neighborhood.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include D & M Fitness and Faces Spa & Cosmetics. Art admirers will be pleased to know they are in good company in Southwest, with Dance Workshop right in the neighborhood.
For a more extensive list of places in Southwest to chow down, chill and enjoy entertainment, glance over the Yelp page.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Southwest. To name a few, there's Better Health on W Interstate 20 and Juice Stop on Little Rd. Gnld International is the primary specialty food location in the Southwest area. Head to Mrs Baird's Bakeries Inc, a bakery on SW Green Oaks Blvd., or swing by Sunny Doughnuts, which is also in the area, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include E-Z Mart and Quik Trip.
Southwest has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Rammer Gift and Dollars Over Night. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Local Schools and School Districts
School eligibility is often based on rental location. In other words, your children could attend a school in the Mansfield Independent School District or the Arlington Independent School District. Some of the schools near the apartments in Southwest are Fellowship Academy, Boles Junior High School and R F Patterson Elementary School. 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.
The Arlington Independent School District has 51 elementary schools, 14 middle schools and eight high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Mansfield Independent School District. Arlington Independent School District also has a smaller population of students than Mansfield Independent School District. Arlington Independent School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Mansfield Independent School District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
Is Southwest the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. Southwest (where the average household spends $53.9K/year) is less affordable than other places nearby. For instance, residents in South Fort Worth spend $41.7K/year.
Southwest is distinct from neighboring South Fort Worth by average household size. There are 2.56 people per household in Southwest and 3.32 people per household in South Fort Worth. However, it is similar with respect to the percentage of households with children and median age. Of households in Southwest, 38% have children and in South Fort Worth it's 37% of households that have children. The median age of residents in Southwest is 29 and it's 30 in South Fort Worth.
At $67.7K, the average income level in Southwest is significantly higher than that of South Fort Worth's, which stands at $46.5K.