Come hungry and sleep well in North Lamar, because this is an eaters' neighborhood with over 20 types of food near the rentals in the neighborhood. Centrally-located staples, such as supermarkets, contribute to the family-centric feel of the North Lamar area. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring North Austin Civic Association and Gracy Woods.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. N Lamar Blvd. 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 Interstate 35. Once you've done your homework on the area, be sure you use our apartment finder tool to complete your hunt for your next apartment in North Lamar.
North Lamar has restaurants and bars, including Texas Sports Bar, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Drink up at Mariscos Tampico Bar & Grill or Original Sports Bar and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits and Little Caesars Pizza are to be found in the neighborhood.
With Happy Feet Spa on N Lamar Blvd., residents can easily find time to take care of themselves.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in North Lamar, take a peek at the Yelp page.
North Lamar residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on kitchen staples. Com Chi Food To Go and M T Wholesale Oriental Goods on N Lamar Blvd. are just a couple of options in the area. For your sweet-tooth, head to Mi Panaderia Bakery on N Lamar Blvd., or enjoy some baked goods at nearby Texas Bakery Inc, which is down the street.
The North Lamar area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Creaciones Letty and Marketplace Austin, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. The area shopping mall, located on N Lamar Blvd., offers popular retail options such as Family Dollar Store and Dollar General.
Local Schools and School Districts
The schools near the apartments in North Lamar are Harmony Science Academy - San Antonio, Dobie Middle School and Holy Word Lutheran School. In most neighborhoods, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent you are considering will likely decide which schools your children may attend. You should talk with school districts in the area to confirm what schools your children will attend.
A middle school in the Austin Independent School District, Dobie Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 13-to-1.
The Harmony Science Academy (Austin) district has two elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Harmony Science Acad (San Antonio). Harmony Science Academy (Austin) district also has a smaller population of students than Harmony Science Acad (San Antonio). Harmony Science Academy (Austin) district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Harmony Science Acad (San Antonio) district.
Demographics and Cost of Living
North Lamar, a city in Austin, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as North Austin Civic Association, despite similar big-city offerings. While North Lamar's total cost per average household is $30.6K/year, North Austin Civic Association's comes to $41.6K/year.
The neighborhoods of North Lamar and North Austin Civic Association are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In North Lamar, the percentage of households with children is 48% and the average household size is 3.35 people per household, and in North Austin Civic Association 40% of households have children and there are 2.94 people per household on average.