Lorain, OH (E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave)




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About Lorain, OH (E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave median real estate price is $88,924, which is less expensive than 73.4% of Ohio neighborhoods and 73.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave is currently $726, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.5% of Ohio neighborhoods.

E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lorain, Ohio.

E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave 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 Erie Ave / Colorado Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 85.7% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood has more Hungarian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 17.4% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 41.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.6% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood stands out within Ohio for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 8.7% of college-friendly places to live in OH.


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 Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood in Lorain are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood, 41.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.3%), and 16.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood in Lorain, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (17.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.8%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in E Erie Ave / Colorado Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.3%) 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 (13.8%) and 5.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lorain 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 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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