Woodlake is a bustling neighborhood of Houston neighboring Little Saigon where 57,300 people live. Many residents work in services, retail and administrative professions. Apartments for rent in Woodlake are bordered by Little Saigon and New Chinatown.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Woodlake is more affordable than other urban areas in Houston, such as Little Saigon, though it offers a similar city lifestyle. Nevertheless, in annual household spending, Woodlake reports an average of $36.2K/year, while Little Saigon spends an average of $42.0K/year.
Woodlake is distinct from neighboring Little Saigon by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.4 people per household in Woodlake and 3.18 people per household in Little Saigon. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 20% have children in Woodlake and in Little Saigon it's 49% of households that have children. Residents living in both neighborhoods are close in median age, which is about 22.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Woodlake is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Westheimer Rd. and Richmond Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in Woodlake.
Wine and dine yourself in Woodlake with dinner at Sasaki Japanese Restaurant and drinks at Metropolis Discotheque. Woodlake features a number of dining options, including beer and ale, pizza, sandwiches, deli snacks and yogurt. Drink up at Elvia's Night Club or La-Boom and spend the night sipping on delicious drinks. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Wingstop and Benihana. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of Woodlake's nearby health clubs. Options include Crystal Health Ctr and One Two One Training Ctr.
Check out the Yelp page for a more comprehensive list of places to dine, drink, and play in Woodlake.
Cafe Cubano and Pete's Fine Meats & Deli are just some of the grocery stores in Woodlake. The stores are both conveniently located near each other on Richmond Ave. Head to Shipley Do-Nuts, a bakery on Westheimer Rd., or swing by Shipley Do-Nuts, which is located on S Voss Rd., and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats. On top of that, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Kroger and Smoothie King.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the Woodlake area, including Houston Indoor Flea Market and Houston Flea Market. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Local School Statistics
Schools near the apartments in Woodlake are Yes Prep - Lee, Briarmeadow Middle School and Montessori Learning Cottage. As a general rule, it is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested in.
A middle school in the Houston Independent School District, Briarmeadow Middle School has a strong student-teacher ratio of 11-to-1.
Yes Prep Public Schools Inc district has seven middle schools and five high schools. Yes Prep Public Schools Inc district has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Houston Independent School District. Houston Independent School District has a higher Great Schools score than Yes Prep Public Schools Inc district and more blue ribbon schools.