Amherst, OH (Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd)




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About Amherst, OH (Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd median real estate price is $192,158, which is more expensive than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 51.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Amherst, Ohio.

Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.5% 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 Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.8% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.8%, the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 4.9% have Hungarian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.4% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of all American neighborhoods.


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 Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood in Amherst are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood, 34.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer 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 (22.0%), and 17.6% 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 Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood in Amherst, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.2%), and residents who report English roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (10.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% 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 Middle Ridge Rd / Oberlin Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.4%) 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Amherst 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Amherst 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 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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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
Amherst Junior High School
548 Milan Ave
Amherst, OH, 44001
07-08
Josiah Harris Elementary School
393 S Lake St
Amherst, OH, 44001
03-04
Powers Elementary School
401 Washington St
Amherst, OH, 44001
PK-02
Marion L Steele High School
450 Washington St
Amherst, OH, 44001
09-12
Walter G. Nord Middle School
501 Lincoln St
Amherst, OH, 44001
05-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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