Esther Short is a neighborhood of Vancouver bordered by Fruit Valley and home to about 2,500 people who mostly work in services, administrative and public administration professions. The apartments for rent in Esther Short neighbor Fruit Valley and Grandview.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
As you fine tune your budget before moving, know that the cost of living in Esther Short is more expensive than it is in Fruit Valley. The average household spends $43.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to Fruit Valley's $37.6K/year.
The nearby neighborhood of Fruit Valley is distinct from Esther Short for multiple reasons. In Esther Short the median age is 19, while in Fruit Valley it's 29. In Esther Short, the average household size is 1.33 people, and it's 2.57 people in Fruit Valley. Of households in Esther Short and Fruit Valley, 9% and 37% have children, respectively.
At $49.6K, the average income level in Esther Short is significantly higher than that of Fruit Valley's, which stands at $39.5K.
Food, Libations 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 Esther Short 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. Get help honing in on your "home sweet home" from our apartment finder tool.
Wine and dine yourself in Esther Short with dinner at Oriental Fast Bowl and drinks at Boomer's Sports Bar & Grill. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Low Bar. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Black Angus Steakhouse and Subway are to be found in the neighborhood.
Northwest Personal Training and Pax Fitness are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape. With Slocum House Theatre right in the neighborhood, it's easy to snag tickets to your favorite performance.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Esther Short spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Esther Short has a number of grocery stores, including Bus Stop Market and Plaid Pantry. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Joespiespc on E 8th St. or Simply Sweets, which is also in the area, are both sure to hit the spot.
The Esther Short area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Kazoodles Toys Llc and Divine Bites, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. For shopping a little out of the ordinary, Aurora Gallery can be found on Main St.
Schools and School Districts
Some of the schools near the apartments in Esther Short are Clark Co Detention Center and Discovery Middle School. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
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.