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 Holmesville neighborhood has more
Swiss and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 5.2% have Dutch ancestry.
Holmesville is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Holmesville
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
46.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 98.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
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 Holmesville neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 6.0% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Holmesville (23.3%) than in 97.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Finally, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Holmesville
neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.3% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
97.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Holmesville neighborhood buck
41.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The Holmesville neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
8.7% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Ohio. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.