Real Estate Prices and Overview
Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd median real estate prices are $165,208, which is more expensive than 84.4% of the neighborhoods
in Ohio and 51.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd are currently
$876, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.4%
of the neighborhoods in Ohio.
Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Rocky River, Ohio.
Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd has a 15.7% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
75.7% 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
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 / Wooster Rd neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.8% have Lebanese ancestry.
Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% 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 99.3% 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 / Wooster 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 97.6% 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 urban sophisticates.
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 / Wooster Rd neighborhood in Rocky River are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 65.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.9% 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 85.3%
of America'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 Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd neighborhood, 46.4%
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 27.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.6%), and 7.5% 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 Center Ridge Rd / Wooster Rd neighborhood in Rocky River, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(16.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.7%) , and residents who report Italian roots (8.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.9%) , along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 12.7% 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 / Wooster Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.
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 / Wooster Rd neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (90.0%) 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 (7.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.