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
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.5% 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
Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd 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 and urban sophisticates.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.4%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 69.6% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, 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 Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 66.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood stands out by having 96.2% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1% of all American
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood has more
Romanian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.1% have Swiss ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.6% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.7% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Also of note, 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 Olentangy River Rd / Home Rd 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 95.4% of all American neighborhoods.