Akron, OH (Pigeon Creek)




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About Akron, OH (Pigeon Creek)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pigeon Creek median real estate price is $202,262, which is more expensive than 83.3% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 54.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Pigeon Creek is currently $1,035, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.0% of Ohio neighborhoods.

Pigeon Creek is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Akron, Ohio.

Pigeon Creek real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Pigeon Creek neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Pigeon Creek are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Pigeon Creek is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Pigeon Creek neighborhood has more Hungarian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 3.2% have Slovak ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Pigeon Creek neighborhood stands out by having 95.7% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Pigeon Creek neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 27.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Pigeon Creek neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Pigeon Creek is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Ohio. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Pigeon Creek neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and highly educated executives.


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 Pigeon Creek neighborhood in Akron are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.8% 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 81.1% 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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Pigeon Creek neighborhood, 46.2% 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 21.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.3%), and 14.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Pigeon Creek neighborhood in Akron, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Pigeon Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households.

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 Pigeon Creek neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (95.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Pigeon Creek 0.101011101001110
Akron 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Pigeon Creek 0.101011101001110
Akron 0.101011101001110
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Akron 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 16 Condition Alerts found.

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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 OH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Granger Elementary School
3940 Ridge Rd
Medina, OH, 44256
PK-05
Highland High School
4150 Ridge Rd
Medina, OH, 44256
09-12
Highland Middle School
3880 Ridge Rd
Medina, OH, 44256
06-08
Hinckley Elementary School
1586 Center Rd
Hinckley, OH, 44233
KG-05
Sharon Elementary School
6335 Ridge Road
Sharon Center, OH, 44274
KG-05

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Better than of OH school districts.

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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 OH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Fort Island Primary Elementary School
496 Trunko Rd
Fairlawn, OH, 44333
KG-04
Copley Fairlawn Middle School
1531 S Cleveland Massillon Rd
Copley, OH, 44321
05-08
Arrowhead Primary Elementary School
1600 Raleigh Blvd
Copley, OH, 44321
KG-04
Copley High School
3807 Ridgewood Rd
Copley, OH, 44321
09-12
Herberich Primary Elementary School
2645 Smith Rd
Fairlawn, OH, 44333
PK-04

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