River Walk is part of metropolitan San Antonio that is home to about 900 people who work in services, administrative and retail professions. If you're looking for a new place, check out the apartments for rent in neighboring West Side and West Downtown.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in River Walk is more expensive than it is in West Side. The average household spends $57.9K/year in total expenditures, compared to West Side's $39.1K/year.
River Walk is distinct from neighboring West Downtown by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 1.34 people per household in River Walk and 2.25 people per household in West Downtown. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 6% have children in River Walk and in West Downtown it's 24% of households with children.
Is River Walk the right neighborhood for you? A look at how much your future neighbors are bringing in might shed some light. While those who live in nearby West Downtown make an average of $29.0K, River Walk residents are raking in an average of $76.7K.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Find your footing in a new neighborhood with a little help from ApartmentGuide.com. For starters, look into living near two of River Walk's busiest areas. If easy access to your favorite restaurants, bars and basic conveniences is important, consider renting near E Commerce St. and W Commerce St. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in River Walk.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Little Tokyo and make a pit stop after at Metro Houston Street for drinks. With a few different restaurants in the area, River Walk residents can fill their cravings for both pizza and deli snacks. Run up a tab at some of the local bars, including spots like Polly Esther's and Celeb Star Bar. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Hard Rock Cafe and Hooters. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Head to San Antonio Parks & Recreation and unwind with some fresh air. As for other forms of recreation, River Walk is not without its tourism draws. A local claim to fame is the Imax Sales & Administration.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in River Walk, browse 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 River Walk. To name a few, there's Langford Market on E Commerce St. and Scentschips Market Square on W Commerce St. Enjoy the aroma of Shipley Do-Nuts's freshly baked goods and stop in for a taste on E Commerce St. Furthermore, Justin's Ice Cream Co is also in the area, so your sweet-tooth stomach will always have options.
River Walk has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Catarina and San Antonio Style. For greater selection and value when shopping, River Walk also has department store and factory-outlet options. Tumbler Trevis is located on Plaza. For more brand-conscious shoppers, the neighborhood has major retailers and shopping malls. One major retailer is Sanrio and there's Plaza Market Place, located on Alamo Pl.z.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in River Walk are Christus Santa Rosa, Tafolla Middle School and St John's Lutheran Day School. As a rule, always consult with school districts in the area to confirm that they serve the apartments for rent you and your children may live.
Positive Solutions Charter district provides one high school, with student-body numbers similar to San Antonio Independent School District. In spite of this commonality, San Antonio Independent School District offers a more preferable student-teacher ratio of 16-to-1. San Antonio Independent School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Positive Solutions Charter district.