Residents value the ease of living in Southwest Side-- from necessities to extravagances, renters can find what they need without leaving the neighborhood. Centrally-located staples, such as supermarkets, contribute to the family-centric feel of the Southwest Side area. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Milwaukee market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Alcott Park and West View.
Food, Libations and Recreation
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, W Oklahoma Ave. and W Forest Home Ave. are a couple popular streets in Southwest Side with numerous dining, drinking and business establishments. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Southwest Side without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Southwest Side has restaurants and bars, including Laveers, an opportune spot for drinks after work. Break out of your comfort zone and try a new type of food or stick with your favorites in Southwest Side. It has a wide variety of food offerings, like pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. If drinks are on the agenda, head out to Fred's Fast Track or Cafe Bar Dinastija, which are just a few of the options close by. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like McDonald's and Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake are to be found in the neighborhood.
Get some fresh air or take a walk in Lyons Park.
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When short on food and other household supplies, there are a number of options within minutes of home for residents living in Southwest Side. To name a few, Kohl's Food Store and Sentry Food Store are both located on W Oklahoma Ave. For unique local flavor, indulge in the mouth-watering taste of E J's, a neighborhood bakery on S 76th St., or head to Scordato Bakery Inc, a sweet spot which is also in the area. On top of that, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Speedway and Aldi.
Southwest Side has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Amish Way and Collapsible Wire Products. Brand-savvy residents can shop at the local mall on W Forest Home Ave. where they will find big retailers like Family Dollar Store and Dollar General.
Nearby School Information
Schools near the apartments in Southwest Side are Hamilton High School, Wedgewood Park International School and St. Gregory The Great School. It's important to consult with local school district authorities near the apartments for rent you are in interested in to determine the exact schools your children may attend.
Hamilton High School, a high school in the Milwaukee Public district school, offers advanced-placement classes.
Greenfield School District offers four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. In terms of student enrollment numbers, Greenfield School District and Milwaukee Public district are comparable. Milwaukee Public district, however, provides a student-teacher ratio of 20-to-1, which is better than the district of Greenfield School District. Milwaukee Public district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Greenfield School District.
Neighborhood Demographics and Costs of Living
Southwest Side, a city in Milwaukee, is less expensive than surrounding metropolitan areas, such as Alcott Park, despite similar big-city offerings. While Southwest Side's total cost per average household is $48.2K/year, Alcott Park's comes to $56.7K/year.
The neighborhoods of Southwest Side and West View are similar in terms of household size. In Southwest Side, the average household size is 2.33 inhabitants, and in West View it is 2.15 inhabitants.
The household average income in Southwest Side is higher than that of households in West View, and more residents in Southwest Side have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in West View. Its average household income is $58.3K/year while the median is $48,412. Compare this fact with West View, where the average income is $50.8K and the median is $45,129. In addition to that, more people in Southwest Side have attained a master's degree or higher.