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 Independence,
the Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine 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 Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine neighborhood has more
Polish and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 7.4% have Slovak ancestry.
Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine 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
Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 98.1% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Also, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.7% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Ohio, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Ohio.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Willow / Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.0% of neighborhoods in America.