Peru, IN (Ridgeview)




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About Peru, IN (Ridgeview)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ridgeview median real estate price is $57,221, which is less expensive than 91.9% of Indiana neighborhoods and 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ridgeview is currently $692, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.5% of Indiana neighborhoods.

Ridgeview is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Peru, Indiana.

Ridgeview real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Ridgeview 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.

Ridgeview has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the Ridgeview neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% 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 Peru neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Ridgeview neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 59.9% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


The Neighbors

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 Ridgeview neighborhood in Peru are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 84.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.0% 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 Ridgeview neighborhood, 39.4% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.2%), and 13.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Ridgeview neighborhood in Peru, IN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.2%), and residents who report English roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ridgeview neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% 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 Ridgeview neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.4%) 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 (9.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ridgeview 0.101011101001110
Peru 0.101011101001110
Indiana 3.88
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Ridgeview 0.101011101001110
Peru 0.101011101001110
Indiana 25.96
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Peru 0.101011101001110
Indiana 31

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Elmwood Primary Learning Center
515 N Wayne St
Peru, IN, 46970
PK-02
Peru High School
401 N Broadway
Peru, IN, 46970
09-12
Blair Pointe Upper Elementary
300 Blair Pike
Peru, IN, 46970
KG-06
Peru Junior High School
30 E Daniel St
Peru, IN, 46970
04-09

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