Ivy Farms is a bustling neighborhood of Newport News where 3,600 people live. Many residents work in construction, public administration and services professions. If you need to expand your search beyond Ivy Farms, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Michael's Woods and Farmington.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
The cost of living in Ivy Farms, part of metropolitan Newport News, is less than it is in Michael's Woods. The average household spends $42.7K/year in total expenditures, compared to Michael's Woods's $70.5K/year.
The neighborhoods of Ivy Farms and Michael's Woods are similar to each other both in terms of the percentage of households that have children and the average household size. In Ivy Farms, the percentage of households with children is 37% and the average household size is 2.51 people per household, and in Michael's Woods 39% of households have children and there are 2.4 people per household on average.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Ivy Farms locals can be found enjoying the sights and sounds of Jefferson Ave., a popular place to spend time in the neighborhood. Prospective renters should also check out our Ivy Farms ratings and reviews to gain a stronger sense of what the area has to offer. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Ivy Farms.
Pizza Hut is located on Jefferson Ave.-- most convenient for when your craving can't be sated by anywhere else.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Skydive Suffolk.
When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Ivy Farms. To name a few, there's Rogers Beautifully Simple on Antrim Dr. and Neal One Stop on Dresden Dr.
Rogers & Rogers Exquisite and Rogers Beautifully Simple Gfts are two of the convenient retail options in Ivy Farms.
Neighborhood School Stats
Schools near the apartments in Ivy Farms are Peninsula Catholic High School, Homer L. Hines Middle School and South Morrison Elementary School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
The 25 elementary schools, eight middle schools and four high schools in the Hampton City Public district have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than Newport News Public Schools, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Newport News Public district has a higher Great Schools score than Hampton City Public district. However, Hampton City Public district has more blue ribbons.