Oak Grove / Rockford median real estate price is $804,051, which is more expensive than 89.3% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 88.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Oak Grove / Rockford is currently $1,421, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.6% of Oregon neighborhoods.
Oak Grove / Rockford is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hood River, Oregon.
Oak Grove / Rockford real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Oak Grove / Rockford, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Oak Grove / Rockford is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 get around.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Oak Grove / Rockford community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Oak Grove / Rockford is among the best neighborhoods for families in Oregon. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Oregon. 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 Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 9.6% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood has more Croatian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 1.8% have Danish ancestry.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood. More residents of the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood in Hood River are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood, 44.9% 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.4%), and 10.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (16.0%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood in Hood River, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report English roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Oak Grove / Rockford neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.4%) 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 (15.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.