Glendale Heather Downs West median real estate price is $216,338, which is more expensive than 59.0% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 30.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Glendale Heather Downs West is currently $1,824, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.1% of the neighborhoods in Ohio.
Glendale Heather Downs West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Toledo, Ohio.
Glendale Heather Downs West 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 Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Glendale Heather Downs West has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Toledo, the Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood stands out by having 95.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.6% of neighborhoods in America.
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 Glendale Heather Downs West 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 96.9% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood has more Danish and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 5.2% have Hungarian ancestry.
Glendale Heather Downs West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood in Toledo are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.8% of U.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 Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood, 49.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.6%), and 12.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and African languages.
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 Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood in Toledo, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Polish roots (15.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.7%), along with some Danish ancestry residents (6.8%), among others.
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 Glendale Heather Downs West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (95.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.