The neighborhood of East Bench can be found in the city of Salt Lake City, Utah.
The character of East Bench is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Reaching public green spaces in the neighborhood, such as Sunnyside Park and Wasatch-Cache National Forest, is easy, since getting to the closest one is sometimes difficult from the majority of properties for sale and there are about 10 parks nearby for residents to explore. Most areas in this part of Salt Lake City are quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
In East Bench, about half of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of the city experienced its biggest housing boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy about 55% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 45% are rented.
Some, but not all, house buyers in this part of the city will reside within walking distance of the nearest supermarket. There are also approximately 10 restaurants and cafes in East Bench. Regarding education, in this area, house owners will often be able to access primary schools on foot. On the other hand, there are only a limited number of high schools and consequently they can be an extended walk away. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
Commuting by car is very easy in this part of the city. It is very convenient to find a parking spot. However, East Bench is not an especially pleasant part of Salt Lake City for getting around by public transit. Nonetheless, there are about 10 bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are usually a short walk away. Most houses for sale in this part of the city are located in areas that are not very suitable for traveling on foot since very few daily needs can be met without having to use a car.