Greater affordability relative to neighborhoods close by is a key characteristic of Madison neighborhood's East Side, and should be considered by those interested in the area's rental market. Furthermore, the neighborhood is jam-packed with places to go and people to see, making it easy to spend your rental savings on the area's sights and sounds. With centrally-positioned shopping malls, East Side caters to families. In the search for a new place, don't forget to have a look at the apartments in neighboring Glendale and Pflaum Road.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation Near the Apartments for Rent
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 East Side are East Towne Mall and E Washington Ave. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. With our easy-to-use apartment finder tool, skip the search and head straight to what matters most.
Have dinner and drinks out at Takumi Japanese Restaurant located on E Towne Blvd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Club Lamark. If drinks are on the agenda, head out to Growlers or Murphy's Tavern, which are just a few of the options close by. Not to be overlooked when you're hungry, there are several chain restaurant options in the neighborhood, as well. Wing Street and Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar are both located in the neighborhood.
Rejuvenation Spa and 9round are located nearby, making it easy for residents to stay in shape. Additionally, East Side Park Maintenance is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in East Side.
Local Shopping and Conveniences
East Side residents can shop multiple grocery stores to fill up kitchen staples. Some options include Greenway Foods on Starker Ave. and located on East Towne Mall is K B East Towne Food. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Heritage Bakery & Cafe is in the area on Cottage Grove Rd. and Ibc Co is located on Atlas Ave. Furthermore, the neighborhood is home to a few more universally familiar grocer chain stores, such as Aldi and Hy-Vee.
East Side is a trendy area, especially since it has multiple shopping malls and shopping centers. For residents who like to shop, several retail options are located nearby. Area shopping malls include East Town Plaza and East Towne Mall.
Local School Statistics
Your family can choose to explore neighborhood schools in the Madison Metropolitan School District or the Monona Grove School District, while considering rentals in the area. Some of the schools near the apartments in East Side are Abundant Life Christian School, Whitehorse Middle School and Kennedy Elementary School. The school information here serves as an approximation of what districts your children might attend, but be sure to speak with school district officials to confirm the precise schools serving the apartments for rent in the area.
Whitehorse Middle School and Kennedy Elementary School both have low student-teacher ratios. At Whitehorse Middle School it's 14-to-1 and at Kennedy Elementary School it's 15-to-1.
Monona Grove School District has four elementary schools and two high schools. Monona Grove School District has a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student-body size than Madison Metropolitan School District. Monona Grove School District has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Madison Metropolitan School District.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
While making budget choices, it's important to note that living in East Side, a suburb of Madison, is costlier than living in Glendale. The average household spends $60.1K/year in total expenditures, compared to Glendale's $49.0K/year.
East Side is similar to Glendale in a few ways. The median age of residents in both neighborhoods is roughly 30. They also are comparable by average household size -- 2.41 inhabitants per household in East Side and 2.09 in Glendale.
At $78.9K, the average income level in East Side is significantly higher than that of Glendale's, which stands at $59.1K.