Cleveland is the second most populous city in the state of Ohio. It is located on Lake Erie’s south shore west of Pennsylvania’s border. It is the county seat for Cuyahoga County. Majority of Cleveland’s residents are African American with only 37.3 percent of the population being Caucasian. Cleveland is a major transportation hub with airports, ports, railroads, freeways and subway. The Port of Cleveland which is on the mouth of River Cuyahoga is a key raw materials freight terminal used by various manufacturing industries in Ohio. Cleveland is also known for its healthcare system that included the renowned Cleveland Clinic.
Kamm’s Corner is the most expensive neighborhood in Cleveland. Houses are 50 percent more expensive compared to other neighborhoods in Cleveland. Kamm’s Corner is on the eastern edge of the Cleveland metropolitan area. The neighborhood is not diverse with a Caucasian population of around 91 percent. Residents of Kamm’s Corner can access public transport through tram. However, the tram is not available on all parts of the neighborhood. Tram stops are only found on Lorain Avenue and Rocky River Driver. The Big Met Golf course and the Rocky River snake through the neighborhood from north to south. Kamm’s Corner is also relatively crime free compared to other Cleveland neighborhoods. The neighborhood is 88 percent safer compared to other neighborhoods in Cleveland. Kamm’s Corner’s test scores are some of the highest in Cleveland and they are 18 percent higher than the national average.
Edgewater is a neighborhood found to the East of Cleveland on the shores of Lake Eire. Edgewater is on the most desirable neighborhoods in Cleveland. Houses in Edgewater are 40 percent more expensive than houses in the rest of Cleveland. Around 75 percent of houses in this neighborhood are occupied by renters. In addition to its desirability, Edgewater is a diverse neighborhood with a Caucasian population of 59 percent and an African American population of 30 percent. The neighborhood also provides various parks for bird watching and taking walks. The Upper Edgewater West Shelter and Edgewater View are parks that are on the shores of Lake Erie. There are only four art galleries on Edgewater Tamir Rice’s Gazebo, Jim aka the Fish Guy and Ratoni Nagy Art Gallery.
Old Brooklyn is a neighborhood that’s located five miles south of downtown Cleveland. It spans from the Cuyahoga River to Brooklyn city. It’s bound to the north from the city of Parma. The Interstate 71 also passes through the neighborhood to the North. Houses in Old Brooklyn are cheap and affordable at an average home price of around $85,000. Crime is a big issue in Old Brooklyn as the crime rate is above the national average. However, the City of Cleveland has been tackling crime and the crime rate has decreased by 20 percent year over year. As far as demographics go, 80 percent of the population is Caucasian including Hispanics.