West Union, OH (Village Center)




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About West Union, OH (Village Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Village Center of West Union is $89,034, which is less expensive than 73.2% of Ohio neighborhoods and 73.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Union Village Center is currently $741, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.9% of Ohio neighborhoods.

West Union Village Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Union, Ohio.

Real estate in the Village Center of West Union, OH is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Village Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

West Union Village Center has a 14.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.0% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 West Union, the Village Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The West Union Village Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the West Union Village Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.6%) living in the West Union Village Center neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the West Union Village Center neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.


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 Village Center neighborhood in West Union are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.3% 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 West Union Village Center neighborhood, 31.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 18.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Village Center neighborhood in West Union, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report English roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (2.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (1.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the West Union Village Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households.

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 West Union Village Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (78.4%) 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 (14.8%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
West Union 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Village Center 0.101011101001110
West Union 0.101011101001110
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West Union 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Ohio

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Better than of OH school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
West Union High School
97 Dragon Lair Dr
West Union, OH, 45693
07-12
Ohio Valley Career & Technical Center
175 Lloyd Rd
West Union, OH, 45693
11-12
Peebles Elementary School
700 Indian Dr
Peebles, OH, 45660
PK-06
Peebles High School
25719 State Route 41
Peebles, OH, 45660
07-12
North Adams Elementary School
2295 Moores Rd
Seaman, OH, 45679
PK-06
West Union Elementary School
555 Lloyd Rd
West Union, OH, 45693
PK-06
North Adams High School
96 Green Devil Dr
Seaman, OH, 45679
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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MANCHESTER LOCAL


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District Quality Compared to Ohio

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Better than of OH school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Manchester High School
130 Wayne Frye Dr
Manchester, OH, 45144
07-12
Manchester Elementary School
130 Wayne Frye Dr
Manchester, OH, 45144
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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