Five Points / Ashland University median real estate price is $198,047, which is more expensive than 53.4% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 27.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Five Points / Ashland University is currently $1,291, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.5% of Ohio neighborhoods.
Five Points / Ashland University is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ashland, Ohio.
Five Points / Ashland University 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 Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.6% in Five Points / Ashland University. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 29.1% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Ohio.
In the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 16.8% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 64.5% 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 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.
Did you know that the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood has more Welsh and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian 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 Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood in Ashland are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.2% 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 64.8% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood, 38.7% 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.3%), and 10.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Some people also speak Italian (5.9%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood in Ashland, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report English roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.
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 Five Points / Ashland University neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (65.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (16.8%) and 11.0% 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.