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 Wooster,
the Moreland / Guerne neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Moreland / Guerne neighborhood has more
Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry.
Moreland / Guerne is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.9% 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
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Moreland / Guerne
neighborhood than in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Moreland / Guerne
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Ohio. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.7% 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
Moreland / Guerne neighborhood.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.5%)
living in the Moreland / Guerne neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Moreland / Guerne neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Moreland / Guerne neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.