Dodds / Flat Iron median real estate price is $469,358, which is more expensive than 91.6% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 67.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Dodds / Flat Iron is currently $1,664, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.4% of the neighborhoods in Ohio.
Dodds / Flat Iron is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lebanon, Ohio.
Dodds / Flat Iron real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Real estate vacancies in Dodds / Flat Iron are 4.6%, which is lower than one will find in 70.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Dodds / Flat Iron 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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Dodds / Flat Iron 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 Dodds / Flat Iron community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Dodds / Flat Iron is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Ohio. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Real estate in the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
In addition, the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.1% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 34.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood has more Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.
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 Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood. More residents of the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood in Lebanon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in America. 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 old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood, 48.6% 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 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.4%), and 4.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
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 Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood in Lebanon, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.0%), and residents who report English roots (18.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
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 Dodds / Flat Iron neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.