Downtown is a densely populated part of Vancouver where 2,200 people live. Many residents work in services, administrative and public administration professions. Apartments for rent in Downtown are bordered by Esther Short and Esther Short Commons.
Living, Demographics and Costs
The neighborhoods of Downtown and Esther Short are identical by the average number of people per household, 1.33, and similar by the percentage of households that have children, 6% and 9%, respectively.
In terms of income and education, the average income in Downtown is $49.6K, and that's comparable to Esther Short's. However, more residents of Downtown have earned a master's degree than those in Esther Short.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Downtown are Main St. and Washington St. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Apartment Guide helps you feel good about that year-long lease. Find exactly what you're looking for in Downtown with our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Downtown with dinner at Oriental Fast Bowl and drinks at Boomer's Sports Bar & Grill. Steal a sip of what Low Bar has to offer, one of the popular neighborhood bars. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, on top of that. Black Angus Steakhouse and Subway are both located in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Downtown has it covered. On Broadway St. is Northwest Personal Training, and Pax Fitness is also in the neighborhood. Popular places of entertainment include Slocum House Theatre, where locals and tourists alike can enjoy prime performances from skilled actors, dancers and artists.
For a more inclusive list of places to hang, drink and chill in Downtown, browse the Yelp page.
Downtown has a number of grocery stores, including Bus Stop Market and Plaid Pantry. Take a bite out of Joespiespc for some sweet local flavor, found on E 8th St., or try a taste of Simply Sweets, another neighborhood bakery which is also in the area.
Divine Bites and Kazoodles Toys Llc are only a few of the many retailers located in Downtown.
Neighborhood Schools and Districts
The schools near the apartments in Downtown are Clark Co Detention Center and Discovery Middle School. 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 only district in the neighborhood, Vancouver School District has a total enrollment of 21,900 students and 1,100 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 20-to-1. There are 12 high schools, nine middle schools and 25 elementary schools in the district.