Bowling Green, OH (Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St)




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About Bowling Green, OH (Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St is currently $755, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.5% of Ohio neighborhoods.

Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two 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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 38.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: People

The Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St 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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St 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 0.0% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Ohio.

Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 97.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 100.0% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% 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. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 38.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 88.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St 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 64.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (38.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 70.7% 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 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood has more Hungarian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 43.1% have German ancestry.


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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood in Bowling Green are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood, 62.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 15.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 8.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood in Bowling Green, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (43.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% 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 Bowling Green State U-Main Campus / E Wooster St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (70.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (64.7%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (27.3%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Bowling Green 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bowling Green Preschool
1020 Scott Hamilton Ave
Bowling Green, OH, 43402
PK-PK
Bowling Green Middle School
1079 Fairview Ave
Bowling Green, OH, 43402
06-08
Bowling Green High School
530 W Poe Rd
Bowling Green, OH, 43402
09-12
Conneaut Elementary School
542 Haskins Rd
Bowling Green, OH, 43402
KG-05
Crim Elementary School
1020 Scott Hamilton Ave
Bowling Green, OH, 43402
KG-05
Kenwood Elementary School
710 Kenwood Ave
Bowling Green, OH, 43402
KG-05

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