Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Cleveland,
the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood has more
Arab and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 26.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 2.8% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 26.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, an extraordinary 26.8% of the residents of the
Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave 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 4.5% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Ohio.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave 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 41.5%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.3% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
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 Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 77.4% 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 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
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 Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.6%, which is higher than 98.1% 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. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 78.5% 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 97.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, 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 73.8% of the residential real estate in the Case Western Reserve U / Cedar Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.