Real Estate Prices and Overview
Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd median real estate prices are $188,912, which is more expensive than 90.2% of the neighborhoods
in Ohio and 58.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd are currently
$692, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 54.5% of Ohio neighborhoods.
Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Rocky River, Ohio.
Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd 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 owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.8% in
Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 53.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd neighborhood has more
Lebanese and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 11.2% have Arab ancestry.
Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Ohio, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Ohio,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 98.6% of neighborhoods in
OH. If a Ohio retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.
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 Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd neighborhood in Rocky River are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 53.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.7% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 85.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd neighborhood, 50.3%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 25.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(13.8%), and 10.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd neighborhood in Rocky River, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(14.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.0%) , and residents who report Arab roots (11.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.9%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.6%), among others. In addition, 14.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and South Asian languages.
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 Center Ridge Rd / Spencer Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.0%) 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 (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.