Akron, OH (W Thornton St / Yale St)




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About Akron, OH (W Thornton St / Yale St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Thornton St / Yale St median real estate price is $114,511, which is more expensive than 44.7% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 25.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Thornton St / Yale St is currently $549, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.3% of Ohio neighborhoods.

W Thornton St / Yale St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Akron, Ohio.

W Thornton St / Yale St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

W Thornton St / Yale St has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.6% 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

One of the unique characteristics of the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 84.6% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood buck this trend. 38.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 84.2%, which is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America.


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 W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood in Akron are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 84.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood, 35.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.0%), and 17.6% 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 W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood in Akron, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (11.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.1%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.9%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (2.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).

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 W Thornton St / Yale St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.2%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (56.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (28.1%) and 14.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Thornton St / Yale St 0.101011101001110
Akron 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Thornton St / Yale St 0.101011101001110
Akron 0.101011101001110
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Akron 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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

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