Known as one of the urban villages in Phoenix, Alhambra demographics are very diverse. In fact, there are multiple family homes that have individuals who go on to college while others have only obtained a high schools diploma. An average household size is around two and a half people and most of these families are single-family, meaning only one parent is in the household raising the children. However, the area is divided by various boundaries and depending on what side of the boundary you are on can determine if you are living in a working class environment or if you are living within a more wealthier area.
The cost of rent is very reasonable compared to other areas in the state. Alhambra Phoenix apartments can vary from $400 per month to $950 per month. Most of the time this will include one utility bill such as the water. The rent in most apartments includes access to the community pool, an onsite laundry room, and some that have a small workout facility.
Although, you may have to go a little farther outside of the neighborhood to find what you might be in the mood for, it will be well worth it according to the many reviews of restaurants such as the Fuego Bistro or the Sierra Bonita Grill. It is recommended often by locals in Alhambra to try to Hula's Modern Tiki as well. But, the most popular place in town for entertainment is Char's Has the Blues. This is a place to be for those that like to dance and party goers that want to enter the nightlife with a good time.
Pets are certainly welcomed in most apartments in Alhambra Phoenix, but there is often a pet fee associated with the rent. But, rest assured that there are plenty of pet hospitals, pet stores and pet clinics in the surrounding area.
Public transportation does exist and majority of the neighborhood in Alhambra commutes primarily in this way. Traffic is often congested, therefore, it is not recommended to drive on a regular basis but it is of course an additional option. However, that option will come with the additional parking decisions to make.
The schools in the community are broken up by the Alhambra elementary school district, separate division the middle school and then high school. What is popularly known as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in other parts of the school systems around the country, Alhambra calls this similar curriculum MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Achievement). This curriculum is popular throughout each grade level in the school district. The students often are given creative projects to create in various categories that may relate. Your children will be well served in this school district and in this neighborhood when it comes to their education.