Approximately 28,600 people live and work in Museum District, a busy neighborhood of Houston. If you need to expand your search beyond Museum District, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Southside and Upper Kirby.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The neighborhood of Upper Kirby is somewhat different from Museum District in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Museum District the median age is 28, while in Upper Kirby it's 23. The average household size for the neighborhood is 1.76 people, and it's 1.49 people in Upper Kirby. Of households in Museum District and Upper Kirby, 12% and 15% have children, respectively.
At $152.1K, the average income level in Museum District is significantly higher than that of Upper Kirby's, which stands at $114.3K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Museum District is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Westheimer Rd. and W Alabama St., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Museum District without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy a tasty dinner at Nippon Japanese Restaurant and have cocktails afterward at Continental Club. With a few different restaurants in the area, Museum District residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Cezanne and Catbirds. To add to that, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Wendy's are to be found in the neighborhood.
Explore and evoke a sense of wonder at one of Museum District's museums, like Museum Walk Town Home Assoc.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Museum District spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
General Nutrition Ctr and Star Stop, both located on Southmore Blvd., are just a couple of the many grocery stores in the Museum District area. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Shipley Do-Nuts is in the area on Richmond Ave. and Canopy is also in the area. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Kroger and H-E-B Foods.
The Museum District area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Surroundings and Pattywhacks & Co, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Or, for those artsy types, Ctrl Gallery is on Main St. There are great popular retails and shopping malls in the area, such as Family Dollar Store and Trudy's Hallmark. Area shopping malls are Market At Village Ctr and Hawthorne Square.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Museum District are High School For The Performing And Visual Arts, Lanier Middle School and The Joy 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.
High School For The Performing And Visual Arts, a Houston Independent School District high school, offers advanced-placement classes and has a low student-teacher ratio in its district.
The only district in the neighborhood, Houston Independent School District has a total enrollment of 204,200 students and 11,800 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 17-to-1. There are 52 high schools, 68 middle schools and 182 elementary schools in the district.