ABOUT Kamm's Corner
Kamm’s Corners is one of the busiest yet family-friendly neighborhoods in Western Cleveland.
Home to more than 22,000 people, the neighborhood lets residents enjoy the suburban feel and the convenience of big-city amenities. The extremely walkable neighborhood makes it easy for residents to head to grocery stores, upscale restaurants, bars, and specialty shops.
Many of the neighborhood’s properties are affordable, upgraded bungalows and contemporary, modern homes. The neighborhood is known for massive renovation projects that provide home improvements like hardwood and ceramic floors, stainless appliances, and spacious master suites.
The neighborhood also draws a number of business owners who want to set up shop in the area because of its strategic location and excellent safety record.
Kamm’s Corners also has many highly-rated private schools and public schools under the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
The neighborhood’s residents and guests also get to explore beautiful parks and recreation centers and diverse dining options and entertainment scenes.
Nearly 12,000 people make up Kamm’s Corners’ workforce. About 33% of the neighborhood’s employees have white-collar jobs.
About 34% of residents work in private companies, while about 6% work in government. The most common types of jobs in the neighborhood include sales and office occupations, management occupations, and business and financial occupations.
Kamm’s Corners has a high population of young professionals and families with children. The median age is 39.
White residents make up about 80% of the total population. This is followed by Latino residents accounting for 7.8%, and Black residents accounting for 3.8%.
TOP Kamm's Corner HIGHLIGHTS
Except for several snow storms during the winter months, the risks of natural disasters and damage from severe storms, earthquakes, and tornadoes are low in Kamm’s Corners.
Precipitation levels for the area are higher in August when residents can expect storms that may dump up to 14 inches of rain.
Lower temperatures occur in February, and several areas in the neighborhood have seen more ice, freezing rain, and wet snow with slightly warmer winter temperatures.
In the past, winter storms in the neighborhood caused significant damage to driveways and properties. The neighborhood is working on improving its green infrastructure system to divert thousands of gallons of storm water from the sewer system.
The average one-way commute in Kamm’s Corners takes about 24 minutes. This is shorter than the U.S. average commute time of 26 minutes.
85.4% of the neighborhood’s employees drive their own cars to get to their work stations. 5.5% of employees carpool and 5.3% walk.
The neighborhood is conveniently located near major roads and transport hubs that include Interstate 71, Interstate 90, and the GCRTA’s Red Line Rapid Transit train.
Driving from Kamm’s Corners to Downtown Cleveland takes about 15 minutes. Bus rides for the same route take about 55 minutes.
Kamm’s Corners is among the safest neighborhoods in Cleveland, with a crime rate that is about 31% lower than the Cleveland average. This rate, however, is still higher than the Ohio and national averages.
The crime rate in the neighborhood is about 4,034 per 100,000 residents. This rate is about 56% higher than the national average. The area is safer than about 74% of communities in Ohio.
Violent crime rate in Kamm’s Corners is about 998 per 100,000 residents. This is about 162% higher than the national average.
Property crime rate, meanwhile, is 3,037 per 100,000 residents. This is about 38% higher than the national average.
One’s chances of becoming a victim of crime in the neighborhood is 1 in 25.
SCHOOLS IN Kamm's Corner
Kamm’s Corners is served by highly-rated public schools under the jurisdiction of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
The Cleveland Metropolitan School District manages 102 schools serving over 38,600 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. The average student-teacher ratio is 16:1.
The school district has about 5,300 certified teachers working to ensure the student’s academic success and personal development.
Niche.com ranks the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as the 82nd among the most diverse schools in Ohio.
The neighborhood also enjoys a good mix of top-ranked private, charter, and parochial schools serving students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.
Many of the schools within the neighborhood’s borders have average school quality ratings of 7 to 9 from GreatSchools.
The schools in the neighborhood are well-known for their commitment to rigorous academic programs, experiential learning, advanced arts classes, and athletics programs.
Kamm's Corner Housing 2020
Real estate prices in Kamm’s Corners continue to increase because of the steady demand for bungalow and traditional homes with modern upgrades.
In 2019, the median property value in the neighborhood was $140,000. This represented an increase of 37.9% from the median property value of $101,500 recorded in 2014. Between 2018 and 2019, the median property value grew by 4.13%, from $134,450 to $140,000.
The median listing price of homes in the neighborhood is $185,000 and the median price per square foot is $109.
About 68% of properties in the neighborhood are valued between $100,000 to $199,000. This is followed by 25% of homes valued between $50,000 to $99,000. Only about 5% of properties have prices that range from $200,000 to $399,000.
The median household income in the neighborhood is about $54,620.
Kamm's Corner Homes for Sale
Kamm’s Corners is a residential neighborhood where about 24% of housing units are owner-occupied. It is home to about 12,000 properties.
The majority of housing units in the neighborhood are single-family homes with two to four bedrooms. Other housing options in the area include homes for rent and apartment complexes.
Most of the housing units in the area are historic homes built between 1939 or earlier. A number of homes were also built between 1940 to 1969.
Many of the properties in the area are upgraded bungalows and homes with modern luxury amenities. Updated homes typically feature hardwood floors, landscaped yards, enclosed front porches, and spacious bedrooms.
Prices of homes in the area range from $64,900 to nearly $400,000.
There are also a number of apartments for rent in the neighborhood for those who do not want large homes.