Columbus, OH (E Main St / Alum Creek Dr)




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About Columbus, OH (E Main St / Alum Creek Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Main St / Alum Creek Dr median real estate price is $81,684, which is less expensive than 78.7% of Ohio neighborhoods and 78.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Main St / Alum Creek Dr is currently $776, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.2% of Ohio neighborhoods.

E Main St / Alum Creek Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbus, Ohio.

E Main St / Alum Creek Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the E Main St / Alum Creek Dr 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E Main St / Alum Creek Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 34.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.0% 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

One of the unique characteristics of the E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 73.4% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (25.3% ride the bus) than 98.3% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 26.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 34.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.0% 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.

In addition, 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 62.7% of the residential real estate in the E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


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 E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood in Columbus are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 73.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.5% of U.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 E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood, 31.3% 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 30.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.3%), and 15.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood in Columbus, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (6.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (4.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.3%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% 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 E Main St / Alum Creek Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (59.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (25.3%) and 8.6% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Columbus, OH (E Main St / Alum Creek Dr) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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E Main St / Alum Creek Dr 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Main St / Alum Creek Dr 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Ohio 25.88

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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E Main St / Alum Creek Dr 0.101011101001110
Columbus 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of OH school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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