Northwood Park / Indiana Forest median real estate price is $282,342, which is more expensive than 75.7% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 44.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Northwood Park / Indiana Forest is currently $1,819, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.8% of the neighborhoods in Ohio.
Northwood Park / Indiana Forest is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Columbus, Ohio.
Northwood Park / Indiana Forest real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest 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 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Northwood Park / Indiana Forest are 4.8%, which is lower than one will find in 69.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Northwood Park / Indiana Forest is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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.
An extraordinary 50.8% of the residents of the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest 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.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest 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 4.0% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Ohio.
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 4.2% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in Northwood Park / Indiana Forest choose to walk to work each day (12.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 85.6%, which is higher than 95.5% 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.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood. In the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Did you know that the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood has more Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian 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 Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood in Columbus are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.8% of U.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 Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood, 37.7% 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 32.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.3%), and 12.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households.
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 Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood in Columbus, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 10.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Northwood Park / Indiana Forest neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (62.5%) 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 (12.9%) and 10.8% 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.