Alger 57 Below average
Alger Livability #1,081 ranked city in Ohio#21,476 ranked city in the USARanks better than 26% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Alger

  • Cost Of Living

    The overall cost of living in this area is much lower than average. This includes everyday goods and services, as well as housing, utilities and health care.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    A low score in the employment category could indicate that this area struggles with high unemployment rates and low household income and income per capita levels.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

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      Alger transportation information

      Statistic Alger Ohio National
      Average one way commute22min23min26min
      Workers who drive to work85.5%83.4%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.4%7.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.2%2.3%2.8%
      Working from home0.9%3.7%4.6%
      Source: The Alger, OH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).