Real Estate Prices and Overview
Elk Ave / E 102nd St median real estate prices are $43,893, which is less expensive than 96.6% of Ohio neighborhoods
and 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Elk Ave / E 102nd St are currently
$542, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 60.0% 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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
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
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have
the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals
that the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood has more single mother
households than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator
of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts,
crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Elk Ave / E 102nd St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods
Also of note, 74.5% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Elk Ave / E 102nd St neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 98.0% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
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
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 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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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.