Popular Areas of Dubai Based On Age Specifics

Popular Areas of Dubai Based On Age Specifics

▪️   Areas for Age Categories (18 – 24) 
▪️   Areas for Age Group (25 – 34)
▪️   Areas for Age Group (35 – 44) 
▪️   Areas for Age Group (45 & Above)
▪️   Approximately 3.4M people reside in Dubai with different age groups. Now, where do these population segments choose to live? Let’s have a look at these areas in Dubai based on age groups! 

Popular Residential Areas for Age Categories (18 – 24)
 
Budget for this youngest age group can be tight so they look for places that are both affordable and close to prominent leisure and entertainment hubs since these people are usually finishing their college education or have just started their first job.

JUMEIRAH VILLAGE CIRCLE (JVC)
▪️   With affordable rents and bigger properties, Jumeirah Village Circle offers excellent value for money to its residents. 
▪️   The area is pet-friendly which represents a significant benefit to many of its residents.
▪️   Apartments for rent in JVC have an average annual rent starting from AED 19k, with prices for studios going up to AED 50k per annum. 
▪️   The minimum rent of a one-bed apartment in the area is AED 26k per annum.  

JUMEIRAH LAKE TOWERS (JLT)
▪️   One of the pet-friendly communities in Dubai.
▪️   JLT is located right across the road from the happening Dubai Marina and JBR strip.
▪️   Jumeirah Lake Towers is a vibrant neighbourhood with parks, cycling tracks, restaurants and other amenities in nearby proximity. 
▪️   Must have a minimum annual budget of AED 24k for studio flats for those who wish to rent apartments in JLT.
▪️   The cheapest 1-bed apartment in the area costs AED 29k per annum. 
▪️   JLT is known for its high-rise buildings.
▪️   Age groups (18 to 24) can also consider suburban areas like Dubai Sports City and International City for affordable residence. 

SHEIKH ZAYED ROAD FOR LUXURY LIVING
▪️   For those of you who have a slightly higher budget, the properties on Sheikh Zayed Road are ideal.
▪️   Boast access to most lifestyle amenities within walking distance and the majority of the properties are located quite close to the metro. 
▪️   The flats for rent on Sheikh Zayed Road have a starting annual rent of AED 30k.
▪️   Renting a 1-bed apartment here can cost you at least AED 35k. 

DUBAI MARINA FOR LUXURY LIVING
▪️   The best place to live if you truly want to experience the best of Dubai.
▪️   The Dubai Marina neighbourhood offers an exciting lifestyle, with an animated nightlife, plenty of dining options. 
▪️   Cruising in the marina and living in some of tallest skyscrapers in the city is another attraction. 
▪️   Prices for flats for rent in Dubai Marina start at AED 26k. 
▪️   Renting a 1-bed unit in the area will cost you at least AED 35k per annum. 

Other areas popular with the 18 to 24 age group for luxury rental flats includes:
▪️   Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) 
▪️   City Walk
Note: Rental apartments in JBR will cost at least AED 44k, while flats for rent in City Walk have a minimum rent of AED 33k.

Popular Residential Areas for Age Categories (25 to 34)

People aged between 25 and 34 are slightly more established in their career and hence have greater financial freedom to explore other areas more suited to their preferences. 
Some of them are married and in search of bigger housing units:

DUBAI SILICON OASIS
▪️   Dubai Silicon Oasis is a winner, represents the value for money. 
▪️   Area is located on the intersection of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and Dubai-Al Ain Road (E66).
▪️   It is ideal for bachelors and small families looking for a wholesome, yet affordable lifestyle.
▪️   Rental costs for apartments in Dubai Silicon Oasis start from AED 16k per annum
▪️   For larger 2-bed apartments here will cost you at least AED 38k annually. 

AL BARSHA
▪️   The area is family-friendly and excellently connected to the rest of the city. 
▪️   Al Barsha offers a variety of apartment options that can work well for singles, couples and even small families looking for an affordable home.
▪️   Rental flats in Al Barsha are available for as low as AED 25k per annum. 
▪️   The two-bed apartments for rent in the area will cost you at least AED 41k annually.
▪️   Al Barsha is a bustling neighbourhood with affordable properties.
▪️   For people looking at viable properties to rent, it’s also a good idea to move in apartments for rent in Discovery Gardens. 
▪️   Area for the 25 to 34 age group is Barsha Heights (TECOM) that offers a variety of flats for rent with annual prices as low as AED 28k. 

DOWNTOWN DUBAI FOR LUXURY LIVING
A prime location, Downtown Dubai offers close proximity to business hubs like Business Bay, Dubai Design District and DIFC. Plus, it’s home to the Dubai Mall and Dubai Marina among other attractions.
▪️   Have a minimum annual budget of AED 35k to rent a flat in Downtown Dubai.
▪️   Prices for the 2-bed units in the area start at AED 59k per annum. 

BUSINESS BAY FOR LUXURY LIVING
Business Bay is a great area for the 25 to 34 age group. Prices here are usually on the higher end of the scale. Living in Business Bay is all about enjoying excellent connectivity, good amenities and a luxurious lifestyle. 
▪️   The apartments here range from basic studios to high-end apartments that go up to 4-bed units.
▪️   To rent a flat in Business Bay, you must be prepared to pay AED 29k at least for annual rent. 
▪️   Prices for the 2-bed rental units here start at AED 54k. 
▪️   Areas like DIFC and The Greens also have some great properties for the 25 to 34 age group to consider. 
▪️   The apartments for rent in DIFC have a starting annual price of AED 40k. 
▪️   While renting flats in The Greens will cost you at least AED 32k per annum.

BEST RESIDENTIAL AREAS FOR AGE GROUP 35 TO 44

People within this age bracket are usually looking for family-friendly areas that offer a good lifestyle with solid infrastructure connectivity and close proximity to schools: 

THE SPRINGS
▪️   The Springs is a villa community dotted with lush green landscaping, beautiful lakes and idyllic houses. 
▪️   Perfect for young couples and families.
▪️   Area offers affordable luxury for its residents with quality lifestyle amenities and facilities. 
▪️   Villas in The Springs come in 2 to 4 bed configurations. 
▪️   Anyone who wants to rent a home in The Springs must have a minimum budget of AED 75k. 
▪️   Buying a villa in The Springs will cost you at least AED 1.3M. 
▪️   For age groups (35- to 44) year-olds looking for affordable homes and communities in Dubai to live with their families have shown inclination towards Mirdif.
▪️   The area is family-friendly and offers a variety of properties to choose from.
▪️   People who prefer living in apartments can rent flats in Mirdif for as low as AED 28k.
▪️   The starting price for rental villas in Mirdif is AED 50k with 2 to 6 bed arrangements.

Villas in Mirdif
▪️   Mirdif has a collection of both villas and apartments available for rent.
▪️   People aged between 35 to 44, looking for affordable family homes in Dubai can also consider the houses for sale in Town Square. 
▪️   Another good area with affordable homes in Dubai for the 35 to 44 age group is Akoya Oxygen. 
▪️   Villas for rent in Mira that are available for as low as AED 85k per annum.

Apartment Living
▪️   A good family-friendly area with affordable apartments is The Greens. 
▪️   Apartments for rent in Motor City offer good value for money – bigger homes for affordable prices. Plus, they’re pet-friendly. 

ARABIAN RANCHES FOR LUXURY LIVING
For a luxurious lifestyle paired with reputed schools and leisure attractions nearby, living in Arabian Ranches is ideal for you. 
▪️   This is a pet-friendly and family-centric area attracts professional couples and families from all over the world with its premium amenities and facilities.
▪️   Properties in Arabian Ranches include villas and townhouses. 
▪️   The starting rent for homes in Arabian Ranches is AED 88k per annum. 

JUMEIRAH PARK FOR LUXURY LIVING
Jumeirah Park is an exclusive villa-only community located behind Jumeirah Lake Towers surrounded by eco-friendly parks and green spaces. 
▪️   Jumeirah Park is a great place to consider for the 35 to 44 age group looking for a safe and luxurious lifestyle. 
▪️   The villas in Jumeirah Park come in 3, 4 and 5-bedroom layouts. The annual rent for homes in Jumeirah Park starts at AED 165k. 

LUXURY VILLAS
People belonging to the 35 to 44 age group have also shown interest in the luxury villas for rent in Jumeirah, that puts them close to family-friendly attractions like:
▪️   La Mer
▪️   Kite Beach
▪️   Laguna Waterpark. 
Those of you who prefer a suburban lifestyle can think of buying villas in The Sustainable City instead.  

LUXURY APARTMENTS
▪️   City Walk has an impressive inventory for you to consider. 
▪️   Those of you considering buying a high-end apartment, can look at the flats for sale in Dubai Hills Estate. 
▪️   The area has luxury villas for rent starting from AED 119k per annum. 

BEST AREAS TO LIVE IN DUBAI FOR AGE GROUP 45 AND ABOVE

People aged 45 and above are mostly in search of quiet lifestyles, reflected in self-sustaining suburban communities. Those within this age group also often look for laid-back leisure amenities such as private pools, beaches or even golf clubs.  

DAMAC HILLS
▪️   DAMAC Hills, also known as Akoya by DAMAC, is part of the Dubai land development. 
▪️   The area offers a mix of apartments, townhouses and villas that promise a quiet lifestyle, away from the city centre – making the area ideal for the 45 and above age group. 
▪️   The rent for apartments in DAMAC Hills can be as low as AED 24k per annum.
▪️   Those who wish to buy apartments in DAMAC Hills should have at least AED 310k as their budget. 
▪️   Homes for rent in DAMAC Hills have a starting price tag of AED 45k.

MUDON
▪️   Gated community located on the intersection of Al Qudra Road and the Emirates Road (E611). 
▪️   Area offers a quiet lifestyle to its residents, mainly comprised of affordable villas, apartments and townhouses.
▪️   Homes for rent in Mudon have a starting price of AED 85k per annum. 
▪️   Need to pay at least AED 34k per year for renting apartments here. 
▪️   Flats for sale in Mudon are available for as low as AED 520k. 

Villas
▪️   DAMAC Hills and Mudon are good affordable areas in Dubai for age group 45.
▪️   For ages 45 & above include Reem and Town Square which are located on the suburbs of the city offering family-friendly lifestyle to the residents. 
▪️   The houses for rent in Bur Dubai are also a good option for those who prefer a city-centric, affordable lifestyle. 

EMIRATES HILLS FOR LUXURY LIVING
▪️   Emirates Hills is an upscale gated community by Emaar Properties.
▪️   Work perfectly for the 45 and above age group searching for a high-end living. 
▪️   Community is set around the Montgomerie Golf Club offering spectacular views of the lush golf course. 
▪️   The area offers large 6-bed villas for rent and will cost you at least AED 750k per year. 
▪️   To buy a villa in Emirates Hills, you must have a minimum budget of AED 6.5M. 

PALM JUMEIRAH
▪️   Offering a mix of luxury villas and apartments.
▪️   Ideal for a lavish waterfront lifestyle. 
▪️   Man-made island offers private beaches, plenty of shopping and dining options.
▪️   Access to all the fun activities at Atlantis The Palm. 
▪️   Rent a villa in Palm Jumeirah for a starting price of AED 220k per annum. The rent for apartments in Palm Jumeirah begins at AED 45k. Those who want to buy an apartment in Palm Jumeirah must have a minimum budget of AED 650k. 
▪️   People aged 45 and above can also explore the villas for sale in Al Barari. 
▪️   The homes in Jumeirah Golf Estate that come in 3 to 6-bed configurations.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.  What is the wealthiest part of Dubai?
▪️   Palm Jumeirah.
▪️   Jumeirah Golf Estates.
▪️   Al Barari.
▪️   Emirates Hills.
▪️   Dubai Marina.
▪️   The Views.

2.  Which are the areas particularly popular among expats?
Areas particularly popular among expats include Dubai Marina, Dubai Silicon Oasis, Business Bay, Downtown Dubai and Jumeirah Village Circle. Those interested in bigger homes are usually inclined towards Arabian Ranches, The Springs, Mirdif and other gated communities. 

3.  Does Dubai have suburbs? Name the suburban areas in Dubai?
Yes, Dubai has several well-established suburban neighbourhoods that are extremely popular among people looking for cheap housing options or a quiet retreat away from the city. These include areas like Town Square, Al Furjan, Dubai Silicon Oasis and International City. 

4.  What is the cheapest cost to rent an apartment in Dubai?
You can get apartments for rent in Dubai for as low as AED 15k per annum, whereas the cheapest flats for sale in Dubai have a starting price of AED 140k.