Real Estate Prices and Overview
Elk Ave / E 102nd St median real estate prices are $43,893, which is less expensive than 96.7% of Ohio neighborhoods
and 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Elk Ave / E 102nd St are currently
$649, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 66.4% of Ohio neighborhoods.
Elk Ave / E 102nd St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Elk Ave / E 102nd St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Elk Ave / E 102nd St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.6%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 84.0% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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: Modes of Transportation
In the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
31.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.5%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 96.1% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (74.5%) than found in
98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.4%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
32.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood in Cleveland are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 74.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood, 32.1%
of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(22.5%), and 12.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood in Cleveland, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African
(1.3%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (1.3%) .
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Elk Ave / E 102nd St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.2% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (50.6%) 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 (31.0%) and 18.5% of residents also ride the bus 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.