Westlake, OH (Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd)




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About Westlake, OH (Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd median real estate price is $278,904, which is more expensive than 91.6% of the neighborhoods in Ohio and 66.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd is currently $1,339, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in Ohio.

Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Westlake, Ohio.

Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood has more Hungarian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 3.7% have Slovak ancestry.

Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.0% 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 Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.9% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.3% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.4% of all neighborhoods in America.


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 Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood in Westlake are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 89.8% of America'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 Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood, 49.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.3%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood in Westlake, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (31.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.6% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (2.1%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (8.2%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Westwood Rd / Center Ridge Rd 0.101011101001110
Westlake 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Westlake 0.101011101001110
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Westlake 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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WESTLAKE CITY


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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
Dover Elementary School
2300 Dover Center Rd
Westlake, OH, 44145
KG-04
Bassett Elementary School
2155 Bassett Rd
Westlake, OH, 44145
PK-04
Hilliard Elementary School
24365 Hilliard Blvd
Westlake, OH, 44145
PK-04
Holly Lane Elementary School
3057 Holly Ln
Westlake, OH, 44145
KG-04
Lee Burneson Middle School
2240 Dover Center Rd
Westlake, OH, 44145
07-08
Dover Intermediate School
2240 Dover Center Rd
Westlake, OH, 44145
05-06
Westlake High School
27830 Hilliard Blvd
Westlake, OH, 44145
09-12

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