Step into Far West Side and take an adventure in culinary cuisine. With restaurants offering more than 100 food types in the immediate area, residents and visitors can savor something for every taste bud. Far West Side is a family-centric place and has centrally-located shopping malls that speak to that. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of City South and Coolcrest.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
Far West Side is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Bandera Rd. and NW Loop 410, 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 Far West Side without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Enjoy drinks after work with coworkers and friends in Far West Side at Floore Country Store. Food variety includes beer and ale, pizza, sandwiches, deli snacks and barbecue. If you're in the mood for drinks, the area has some options. Grasshopper Club and Club Fuego are two places which are sure to hit the spot. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, additionally. Wingstop and Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar are both located in the neighborhood.
Vip Spa and Hey Gorgeous Spa & Wellness are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Far West Side.
Shopping and Conveniences
Bandera Market and It's A Jerky World are a couple places to shop for groceries in the Far West Side area. Both of the stores are located on Bandera Rd. For specialty foods, Far West Side has one main market, Cost Plus Nutrition. For cookies, cakes and other baked goods, Shipley Do-Nuts is in the neighborhood on Bandera Rd. and Shipley Do-Nuts is located on Potranco Rd.. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include H-E-B Foods and E-Z Mart.
Traders Village and America's Flea Markets are only a few of the many retailers located in Far West Side. The neighborhood must be a popular place for shoppers and the fashion conscious, too, as there are multiple shopping malls in the area. Ingram Park Mall Marketing, located on NW Loop 410, is just one example of that. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Bandera Plaza Helotes and Marbach Square.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Your rental location heavily impacts your school selection. Your kids could enroll in a school in the Northside Independent School District or the Medina Valley Independent School District. The schools near the apartments in Far West Side are Brennan High School, Luna Middle School and Ott Elementary School. Though the information here is meant to give you a good approximation of the school district options near the apartments for rent in the area, it's generally a good idea to confer with local district officials for the ultimate word on what schools your children will attend.
The Medina Valley Independent School District has three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Northside Independent School District. Medina Valley Independent School District also has a smaller population of students than Northside Independent School District. Medina Valley Independent School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Northside Independent School District.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Far West Side has about the same average living cost as other suburban areas surrounding San Antonio, such as City South. A household in Far West Side spends about $45.2K/year in total expenditures on average. By comparison City South's expenditures come to about $42.0K/year.
The neighborhood of City South is somewhat different from Far West Side in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Far West Side the median age is 28, while in City South it's 18. The average household size for the neighborhood is 3.08 people, and it's 3.26 people in City South. Of households in Far West Side and City South, 46% and 49% have children, respectively.
The household average income in Far West Side is higher than that of households in City South, and more residents in Far West Side have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in City South. Its average household income is $52.7K/year while the median is $43,320. Compare this fact with City South, where the average income is $47.0K and the median is $44,062. In addition to that, more people in Far West Side have attained a master's degree or higher.