Whittier Ave / Noble Ave median real estate price is $75,703, which is less expensive than 91.7% of Ohio neighborhoods and 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Whittier Ave / Noble Ave is currently $1,232, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.9% of Ohio neighborhoods.
Whittier Ave / Noble Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Akron, Ohio.
Whittier Ave / Noble Ave 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 Whittier Ave / Noble Ave 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.
Whittier Ave / Noble Ave has a 14.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.3% 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.
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.
Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood has more single mother households than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.
In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 61.5% 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 the Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 26.5% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 71.2% of the residential real estate in the Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Did you know that the Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 0.5% have Yugoslav ancestry.
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 Whittier Ave / Noble Ave 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 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 61.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood, 35.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.1%), and 16.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).
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 Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood in Akron, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (24.5%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (4.0%), and residents who report German roots (3.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
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 Whittier Ave / Noble Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (66.0%) 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 (26.5%) and 7.5% of residents also ride the bus 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.