Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Summit St / Galena St median real estate prices are $31,273, which is less expensive than 98.8% of Ohio neighborhoods
and 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in N Summit St / Galena St are currently
$601, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 79.3% of Ohio neighborhoods.
N Summit St / Galena St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Toledo, Ohio.
N Summit St / Galena St 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 N Summit St / Galena 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 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
N Summit St / Galena St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.8%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.6% 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: People
Astoundingly, the N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Toledo neighborhood.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.4%
of the adult residents in the N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, the N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (66.5%) than found in
97.2% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood has more
Dutch and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 6.9% have French ancestry.
N Summit St / Galena St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Navajo at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (56.6%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 80.0% of the residential real estate in the N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
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 N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood in Toledo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 94.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 66.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.2%
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 N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood, 43.4%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(18.8%), and 15.9% 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 N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood in Toledo, OH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.0%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (14.2%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.9%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.9%) , along with some Dutch ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the N Summit St / Galena St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).
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 N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (74.6%) 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 (19.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.