Real Estate Prices and Overview
6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW median real estate prices are $63,064, which is less expensive than 88.7% of Ohio neighborhoods
and 93.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW are currently
$761, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.1%
of the neighborhoods in Ohio.
6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Canton, Ohio.
6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW has a 13.9% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
70.1% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood has more
Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
OH. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood in Canton are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 91.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 52.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.9%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood, 40.0%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(16.8%), and 16.8% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood in Canton, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(12.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.8%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.0%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.9%) , along with some Greek ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in 6th St SW / Harrison Ave SW neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.9%) and 5.8% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.