Eating, Drinking and Recreation
Use the full spectrum of tools at your disposal when hunting for a new apartment, like the ratings and reviews on this website. To give you a head-start on that research, a couple highly-trafficked areas in North End center are N Proctor St. and 6th Ave. If you're looking for convenience that's offered by lots of nearby shops, restaurants and other amenities in the neighborhood, then North End will be an ideal place for you to rent. Have a little fun finding your next place in North End with help from our apartment finder tool.
Enjoy a fulfilling meal at Proctor Teriyaki and make a pit stop after at Corner Bar for drinks. Drink up at 6th Ave Pub or Magoo's, a couple of close-by neighborhood options, and spend the night sipping on delicious cocktails. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Orange Julius and Domino's Pizza are both around the proverbial corner.
Take some time for yourself and (literally) work things out without going too far. Nearby health options include Habits Forming Seattle and Pilates. As for other forms of recreation, take in some fresh air at Angela Greenshields.
For more details regarding fun places to grab a bite or hit up Happy Hour in North End, take a peek at 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 North End. To name a few, J & B Sales Co and Metropolitan Market are both located on N Proctor St. Help yourself to breakfast on-the-go and swing by local bakery, Gluten-Free Baking Co Llc. On top of that, for household-name grocery stores, there's Safeway on N Proctor St.
North End has many retailers for last-minute shopping needs, including Pacific Northwest Shop and Bark Plaza Pet Hotel. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Proctor Art Gallery can be found on N 26th St.
Local School Statistics
Where you rent will significantly impact which schools your children attend. They could qualify to attend a school in the University Place School District or the Tacoma School District. Some of the schools near the apartments in North End are Annie Wright School, Mason and Washington-Hoyt. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
The 37 elementary schools, 12 middle schools and 16 high schools in the Tacoma School District have a different proportion of students to teachers along with a different student-body size than University Place School District, with the former boasting lower ratios and fewer overall students. Tacoma School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the University Place School District.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The neighborhood of Upper Tacoma District is somewhat different from North End in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In North End the median age is 35, while in Upper Tacoma District it's 28. The average household size for the neighborhood is 2.34 people, and it's 2.48 people in Upper Tacoma District. Of households in North End and Upper Tacoma District, 25% and 31% have children, respectively.
The household average income in North End is higher than that of households in Upper Tacoma District, and more residents in North End have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Upper Tacoma District. Its average household income is $70.7K/year while the median is $66,545. Compare this fact with Upper Tacoma District, where the average income is $58.6K and the median is $45,878. In addition to that, more people in North End have attained a master's degree or higher.