Real Estate Prices and Overview
N Summit St / Galena St median real estate prices are $31,273, which is less expensive than 98.9% 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 79.6% 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
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: 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: People
The N Summit St / Galena St neighborhood is unique for having just
3.6% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree.
This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found
in 97.3% of America's neighborhoods.
In addition, 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: Occupations
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the N Summit St / Galena St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 96.2% of all American neighborhoods.
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
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a 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
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 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
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 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.