Cost of Living and Demographics
Downtown is more affordable than other urban areas in Salt Lake City, such as Glendale, though it offers a similar city lifestyle. Nevertheless, in annual household spending, Downtown reports an average of $29.8K/year, while Glendale spends an average of $53.8K/year.
Downtown is distinct from neighboring Glendale by average household size and the percentage of households in the neighborhood that have children. There are 2.23 people per household in Downtown and 3.68 people per household in Glendale. With respect to the percentage of households with children, 18% have children in Downtown and in Glendale it's 52% of households with children.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
We make it easier to carve out your next neighborhood nook with ratings and reviews of apartments online. Home to a host of everyday essentials and specialized shops, the convenience of living in Downtown can't be beat. S St.ate St. and S Main St. are two particularly busy streets well-suited for those who prefer living in the thick of things. Also, be sure to use our apartment finder tool to hone in on that perfect place.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Downtown with dinner at Takashi and drinks at In The Venue. Food variety includes barbecue, pizza and deli snacks. Drink up at one of more than a dozen local hot spots and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. A few options include Urban Lounge, Murphy's Bar & Grill and Area 51. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Benihana and P F Chang's China Bistro. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
The Yelp page will provide you with even more places to eat, drink and hang out in Downtown.
Downtown residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up on kitchen staples. E Free Market and Wasatch Commercial on S Main St. are just a couple of options in the area. Help yourself to breakfast on-the-go and swing by a local bakery. Banbury Cross is nearby on S 700 E and London Market, another neighborhood bakery, is also in the area. Additionally, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Japan-Sage Market and Smith's Food & Drug Ctr.
Downtown has many malls and shopping centers, including Shops At Library Square and Arts Of The World Gallery. The neighborhood contains multiple retailers and shopping malls, which may be attractive to potential renters who are also brand-conscious and savvy.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Downtown are Horizonte Instr & Trn Center, Bryant Middle School and Salt Lake Arts Academy. While this information provides an approximation of the schools and districts serving the area, it is critical you consult with the districts around the apartments for rent to confirm exactly which schools your children may attend.
Horizonte Instr & Trn Center, a high school in the Salt Lake School District school, has a strong student-teacher ratio of 15-to-1.
By the number of schools in a district serving the area, one middle school are located within the Salt Lake Arts Academy. The number of students per instructor, along with the overall student-body size, is less than that of Salt Lake School District. Salt Lake School District has a higher Great Schools score than Salt Lake Arts Academy district. However, Salt Lake Arts Academy district has more blue ribbons.