It is important to note that South Hill, a lower-cost area of Spokane and more affordable than neighboring Latah Valley, is a suitable space for the budget-conscious renter. Because of this, locals can find the time (and money) to enjoy the wealth of activities that fill the neighborhood. Families will feel right at home in South Hill, which offers shops and conveniences that suit both parents and kids. If you need to expand your search beyond South Hill, a few suitable alternatives not too far away are Latah Valley and Cannon.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
Because moving can be messy, narrow your search for the perfect place by using our site's apartment ratings and reviews. For those who value convenience, S Grand Blvd. and W 6th Ave. are a couple popular streets in South Hill with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. Use our apartment finder tool to help you conduct research on apartments in South Hill.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Ginger Asian Bistro and make a pit stop after at Phat House for drinks. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake and Qdoba Mexican Grill are both around the proverbial corner.
The availability of theaters in South Hill promises art and entertainment. Additionally, Manito Park Greenhouse/Gardens is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
For a more comprehensive list of places to eat, drink and be merry in South Hill, check out the Yelp page.
Zip Trip and Rocket Market are just a few of the many grocery stores in the South Hill area. If you've got a hankering for something sweet or freshly baked, Albertsons Bakery is in the neighborhood on E 37th Ave. and Scoop is also in the area. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Albertsons too.
Residents can take advantage of the many retailers in the South Hill area, including Sacred Heart Gift Shop and Scared Heart Florist. Or, for those artsy types, Murray Co is on W 23rd Ave.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
Schools near the apartments in South Hill are Cornerstone Christian Academy, Sacajawea Middle School and Wilson 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 only district in the neighborhood, Spokane School District has a total enrollment of 28,500 students and 1,700 teachers, for a student teacher ratio of 17-to-1. There are seven high schools, six middle schools and 34 elementary schools in the district.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
South Hill has a lot to offer its residents, and its broad appeal most likely impacts the cost of living, which is higher than nearby Spokane metros, such as Latah Valley. While the average home in South Hill spends $69.1K/year, the average cost in Latah Valley comes to $51.9K/year.
The neighborhoods of South Hill and Latah Valley are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 23%.
At $96.7K, the average income level in South Hill is significantly higher than that of Latah Valley's, which stands at $64.4K.