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FORM 8

10-1 -37
1

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF

Port,.,..onth, Ohio

AREA CHARACTERISTICS :

•

a.

Desc riptio n of Terra in .

b.

Favo rable Influ ence s.

c.

Good tr·ms T')or tation - buc - pork to nath in Bl'.\0
area. .
reetr ictcd . Scroo l 3 block s :ma.y. Churc l es 6
block s
C H. r-choo l bus. Wonde rful vie\" ell direc tions
. Above
~11 ~o"r ible flo~ ds .

Detri ment al Influ ence s.

d.

Perce ntage of land improved 4".' %;
INHABI TANTS: b-.i!;i ness, exec utive .,,~
a . Occupation
urofe ssion al

2.

e . Trend of desi rabil ity next 10-15 yrs. uuwa rd
b.

Estimated annual f amily income $6~0_0_0__ __ __
c . For eign- born fami lies_ O_% ; __ __ __ __ __
predominating; d. Neg ro~ ; __ %
e . Infil trati on of __N_o_ _ _ _ __
f. Relie f fami lies ___N_o_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
g . Popu lati on is incre asi ng Ye~
decre asing _ _ _ _ _ __
stati c _ _ _ _ _ _ __
BUILDINGS :
PREDOMINATING 100 %
OTHER TYPE
OTHER TYPE
a . Type

3.

b.

Cons truct ion

brick - SQ;
I

c.

Average Age

d.

Repa ir

e.

Occupancy

f.

Home owner ship

g.

Const r ucted past yr .

h.

1929

i.

1936 Price range $f5"0 to J:Y)QO
1908 Price range $ 500 to 15000

j .

5

100
95

1.

Activi ty

m.

1 929

Rent range

$

D•

193t

Rent range

$':O

o.

19rp Rent
range

Acti vity

%

%

%

%

%

to ~2Q000-1.Q.Q% $
74%

100%

$

_

?4% $

$

100%

% $

_%

$

%

$

%

$

cood

$
$

:-,me rP.nt "i

_ioo%

( onl;• 2)
II

II

_ _ ji

II

$

1 00%

$

$

100%

% $

% $

t'.OOd

%

$

%

$

%

$

none

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:
CLAR I FYING REMARKS:

%

$ 7c;cc

Sale s demand

q.

Years

8

~()f)Q

k.

Rent al demand

Years

c,;cpJJcnt

Price range

p.

Years

a.

One cf t r.c

Home purchase
·

1

~:nple

ost dP,si r able suots

b. Home build ing

:. -,.nle

in city for ~ortc '._;e loann

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECU
RITY GRADE_A_ _ AREA N0._1_ __

FORM 8
10 - 1-37

AREA DE SCRIPTION - SECU RITY MAP OF Portsmouth, Ohio
l ·

2.

3.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Description of Terrain. Level to r olling; l ow and surr ounded by hills.

b.

Favorable Influences . Highly restricted; str eets; not far f r om sohool s; well dev.eloped.

c.

Detrimental Influences. No sidewalks ; away from shopping district.

d.

Percentage of land improved~%;

INHABI TANTS:
a. Occupation Executives and

e.

Trend 0f desira0ility neoct

b.

Estimated annual family in€0me $3000- 8500

c.

Professionals
Foreign- born families __
O %; __________ pred0minating; Cl!.

e.

Infiltration of

g.

Po1!)ulation is increasing Slightl y;

Desirable

f.

, 5.

6.

yrs,Sl igntl y
upwar d.

Negro _O_ ,. _ _

a_
IO

None

Relief families

decl"easing

statie

BUILDINGS:
PREDGMINATING 1 00 %

4•

10-15

(l)TH,ER 'Ll'¥1FE

{j)IJ.'HIDR 'l'¥PEJ

%

a.

Type

Singl es

b.

Construction

Brick

c.

Average Age

a.

Repair

Good

e.

0ceu1!)ancy

100

%

%

~

f.

Home ownership

99

%

%

%

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929

Price range

$10, 000-16, 000

100%

$

i.

1936 Price range

$ 6,500- 13,000

75 . %

$

_ _ % $_·- - - - -

j .

1938 Price range

$

6,500-13,000 ~%

$

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __

k.

Sales demand

$ 8 , 500

1.

Activity

m.

1929

6

Rent range

$

o.

Rent range

$

-

$

-

Activity

100%

$

-----

-~--'
---,-.--%

$ _ _ _ __

_ __

--1.00% $
__$

100%

$

$

% $

% $

% $

$

$

iHXil%

%
%

None

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:
CLARIFYING REMARKS :

$_

None

n.

q.

'¥ears

Good
$

Rental demand

Yea.rs

7

Rent range

p.

Years

a.

Home purchase .Ample

b. Home building _Am---=p,_l_e_ __

Pride of owner ship is highly evi dent. I s second best r esi dential
section in oity. Will -very likel y improve with years .

st_P_a_rk_ _ _ _ _ _ __ SECBRITY GRADE
NAME AND LOCATION ___
Fo_r_e_

1..
-~-

AREA NO. _ 2_ _

FORM 8

10-1-3?

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF
1,

2.

3.

Portsmouth, Ohio

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Description of Terrain. On top of a prounounced rise and probably·the best soenio
neighborhood in Portsmouth. Slopes downward in all directions from center.
b.

Favorable Influences. Highly restricted; streets; near sohools and churches.

c.

Detrimental Influences.

d.

Percentage of land improved....§§__%;

None

e.

Trend of desirability ne~t

10-~s

y,r s. Slightly
upward.

INHABITANTS:
a. Occupation Executives and
b. Estimated annual family inc0me $ 5000-15,000
Professional.
c. Foreign-born families_O_ %; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ predomina-t !i! ng; d. Negro_Q__; __ %
e.

Infiltration of

Desirable

g.

Popu"lation is increasing Slightly;

f.

Relief Damilies _

_,N~o~n~•'--------------

decreasing ______

~

st at ie _ __.::_______

BUILDINGS:
PREDOMINATING

OTHER TYPE

@[HER T1PE

___ Years

_ _ _ Years

100 %

a,

Type

Singles

b.

Construction

Briok

c.

Average Age

~1~2_ _ Years

d.

Repair

Good

e.

Occupancy

~1~00~___ $

____ %

_____ %

f.

Home ownership

_9~5~_ _ %

____ %

_ __ __ %

g.

Constructed past yr. 2

h,

1929

i.

1936 Price range

$ 12,000-35,000

j .

1938 Price range

$ 12,000-35,000~%

k,

Sales demand

$

l.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

n•

Price range

Rent range

$

18,000-45,000_1QQ$

Rent range

P·

Rental demand

q.

Activity

75 % $
$

$_ __ _ _

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __

____$

_

_ _ _ _%

_ % $_

$. _ _ __

15 000

_

_

_

$ _ _ __

Fair

None

----1.00%

$. _ _ _ __

$ Only one in &!'~%

$ _ _ _ __

$

@

o.

100%

$

taoo . a month.
--%

$ $

-

$ _ _ __
$ _ _ __

100%

$

100.%

% $
--%

%

$

%

$

Light

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

a.

Home purchase Ample

b. Home building_~Am=p~le.___

5.

CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _N_o_r_wJ•y~ll&_i~gh~t~•_ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE _A_ _ AREA NO. 3

The only large estates in Portsmouth are located in this area.
Elite community.

---

10 - 1 - 3 7

1.

•

•

FORM 8

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF Portsm cuth

AREA CHARACTERISTICS :
a.

Description of Te rrain .

Rolling

b.

Favorab l e I nfluences .

Scho "ls and ch'.lrches - streets - transport e,tion - Free from
flood hazard .

c.

Detrimental Influences.

d.

Percentage of land improved--2Q. $;

rlightly
Trend 0f desirabil:hty ne;xt :10-~5 yrs. uuwa rd ·

e.

INHABI TANTS:
Business , professional, and ·
b. Estimated annual ~am[ly. income $1500 to $4000
a . Occupation skill ed labor

3.

c.

Foreign- bor:n families_
O_%; ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ pr ed0minatiing;

e.

Infil tration of

g.

Population is inc r easing slightly;

BUILD'INGS:

PREDOMINATING

Negro __
O_;_Q_$

RelieL famiiies _ _ __rn,so,rn!Se_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

f.

desir::ible

a.

--===-----

deG r easing~ _-_--_-_-_-_-_-_ _

95 %

static,_ _

0ffiHER TYBE

0IDHER TY.BE

Y.ears

Years

a.

Type

~5ngles

b.

Construction

frames

c.

Ave r age

d.

Repair

e.

Occupa:ney

95

%

%

%

f.

Home ownership

70

%

%

%

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929 Price range

i.

1936 Price range

$ 4000

j •

1938 Price r a nge

$4000 to

k.

Sales demand

$

1.

Acti v ity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 35 to $65

~%

$

n•

1936 Rent range

$ 30 to

$45

__
?!j;

$

o.

1938 Rent range

$ 30 to

$45

---1.!L%

$

P·

Rental demand

$ 35

q.

Activ ity

18 Y.ears

Age

good

$

5

6000 to

$9000---1QQ%

to $6000

66 % $

$6000~ %

5000

;ioo%

$

$

$

10.0%

__% $

%

$

%

- -%

$

$

fair

$

lDD%

% $

%

1 00%

_ _$

$

$

%

$

good
somewhat
limited

somel'lhat

4·

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS : a .

5.

CLARIFYING REMARKS :

6.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ SECURITY GRADE _B__ AREA NO . _,ls__

A good

11 :B 11

Home purchase

b . Home building limited

a:ea ; fr<'e f!"oM flo,.,d dange rs.

northern section.

Surround an nA11 area in
Clean r eddential comT11Unity .

FORM 8
10 -1-37

ARE A DESCRIP J'I ON l •

2 .

3.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a . Description of Terrain.

Level to rolling

b.

Favorable Influences.

Streets - tr<nsuort tion - schools - churches - free from
noiee, sr••okP , i!'a,,.,.try ena flood hazards . Restricted ,

c.

Detrimental Influences.

d.

Percentage of l and irnproved __QQ_ %;

Trend of des i rability neJ<:t

10 -15

predomi,naiti:ng; d.

c.

Foreign-born fainilies _O_ %;

e.

Infiltration of desirable

f.

g.

Population is increasing sl i.c.:htl:v ;

deereas i ng

BUILDINGS:

$2000

tn $RQOO

Negro _Q__ ; _Q_$

non

Relieif families

statie

O>TH1ER TYPE

100 %

yrs. static

,

©ffiiHER TYPE

a.

Type

sin~los

b.

C0nstruction

fra.I:le

c.

Average Age

el.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

98

%

$

%

f .

Home ownership

80

%

%

%

g.

Constructed past yr.

10

h.

1929

Price ra:nge

$ 6000 to $25000 il.O0% $

i .

1936

Price range

$ 4500 to $J sooa

63 % $

% $

%

j .

1938

Price range

$4500 t.o $1500~% $

% $

%

k.

Sal es demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929

Rent range

$ 50 to $85

n.

1 92 €

Rent range

$ 40 to

o.

Yea;rs

\l ea;rs

22 Years

f:OOd

$ ?500

100%

$

10000

$

$

light
-----100%

$

100%

$

tGO

----2!.% $

% $

l o73 Rent range

$ 10 to $60

74 % $

% $

p.

Rental demand

$ 50

$

$

q.

Activity

,.,

il nn%
$

%

-"'OOd

,mPwhat
limited
Home pu rchase
~

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:
CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

e.

North of Mickleth~aithe Road .

INHABITANTS: executives, business and "'.'rofessional
a . Occupation whit~ - collared
b. Estimat ed annual ]amii y, i ncome

PREDOMINATING

"I- .

SECURITY MAP OF Portc:'llouth

a.

b. Heme bu iiding

somr>what
limited

Activity ~nd develonmE'nt in the .reo. is CC'ncentr<tted in the ext
northern pr·rt. So!~e hie;½er ,riced ho:nes along Horth End of p;,,~:~e
A~"nue am on Gre.ndview bet'l7een 21st 'lnd 22nd , but som~what i t- '-in
::tl!'f'le.d m ~"'- cb;::.-:,er t;rpc h0mes .
n er0

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRABEl_
B__ AREA NO.

--2

•

FORM 8
10-1-37

AREA DESCRIPTION •
1 '

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:

•

SECURITY MAP OF Po r tsmout h , Ohio

a.

Description of Terrain.

Rol l ing - sl opes from Bro,m Avenue ':'!'es t upward .

b.

Favorable Influences.

Trane por t e.ti o!!. - s treets - conve11.ient to down t o,vn ·l oca tion churches and schools .

c,

Detrimental Influences.

Not entire l y free from flood dangers .
properties .

SuTrounded by olde r

slightly
d.
2,

3.

Percentage of land improved 100 %;

e.

Trend of desirabi;lity next 10-1,5 yrs. do\mwar d

INHABITANTS:
business , exe cutive, merchants,
a. Occupation _ _~_h_i c.t.:.
e _ .c:.0:cl:clcca=r-=•-=d'----b , EstimMed ~nnual f am..iiy income $2500 to $6000
%; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ predominating; d.

c.

Foreign-born families_O
_

e •

Infiltration of _ _.:,dcce2.s'c
~- r'-'a"b"l"•' - - -

f.

g.

Popu-lat ion is increas iong, _ _ __

dec~easing:-------'='-----

BUILDINGS:
PREDOMJNATING __l_QQ_ %

Negro _Q__; _0_%

Relie:ll families _____n1100:n" " - - - - - - ~ ~ - sta~i~; _ _ _ _

~/-~~~
··-

@!rHER TJPE

0THEi !rYPE _ _

a.

Type

singl es

b.

Const ruction

f r ame

c.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

____ %

f.

Home ownership

_____ %

g.

Constructed past yr . _ _ _ __

h.

1929 Price range

$ 7500

t o $] 5QOQ_____JQQ%

$,_ _ __ _

i .

1936 Price range

$ 5000

to $ 850Q .....fui..%

$ _ __ _ _

_

j.

1938 Price range

$ 6000 to $ 850Q________fu1:__%

$, _ __

__%

k.

Sales demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 65 t o $85

-~1~0=0':t

$, _ _ _ __

n.

1936 Rent range

$ 50 to $60

--%

$, _ _ _ __

0 _

1938 Rent range

$ 50 t o $60

--%

$ _ _ _ __

p.

Rental deman.d

$ 60

g_.

Activity

_ _ _ Years

-----=2-=5_y ears
good

100%

_ % $.._ _ __

$, _ _ __
$, _ __

$. _ _ _ __
$_

$, _ __

_1'73o_%

$._ _ _ _ __

____%
____%

_ __

100%

-~-'--%
----%

$, _ _ __

light

AVAILAB1LITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

a.

somewhat
Home purchase l i F-ited

some\vha t
b. Home building __J~i~roui~t~eAd__

5.

CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE ~ll~- AREA NO.

A small, se ct ion
ho od ·, Wl· 11
. of be tt e r type homes. Cl E>M nei@:'hbor
;c.,•
pro bb
a -Y de cline gr e rl11all y due t o being sur rounied by l owPr
d
properties ; no poss i bili t y of apprec iation i n value. Ol d;.,/~; /
.
in Por t smout h .
~
section

_.,___

•

FORM 8
10 - 1-37

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF
1.

2.

3.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS :
a . Description of Terrain .

Rolling

b.

Fa"orable Influences.

Transnor tation - streets - e~joins be tter gr ade area .

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Adjacent to slaught er house
junk yard , coal yar ds. a:d
r a i l road . H~avy auto~ob il e traffic.

d.

Percentage of land improved ~

INHABITANTS:
a. Occupation

%;

small business and
fac t ory \70rkers

Trend 0f desirability ineoct

b.

Estimated annual family ine0me

10- 15

F0r eign- born families-==-%; __________ pred0minatliing; €i.

e.

Infiltration @f

g.

Popu'latioin is increasing

same

$

yrs. st a t ic
lc500 to $2000

Negr0 _ 0_

; _Q_jl

f . Relie:fi families ~_n~o~m!!..~n~a::.::l
:i
_ _ __ _ _~

- - -=

dec:reasimg=~- -- - -

st at~e _ _Y
~e::..::s= -------- -

BUILDINGS:
~%

@1.li\H1
ER

Tl'iPE

a.

Type

singles

b.

Construction

frame

€,

-Aver age Age

d.

Repai r

e.

Occupancy

90

%

%

%

f.

Home ownership

60

%

%

$

g.

Coinstructed past yr.

p.

19~

i.

1936 Price range $3000 t o $5000

j .

Price range

25 Years

¥ea$'S

k.

Sales demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929

n.

¥'ears

fair

l

$5000 to $9000

100%

:100%

$

57 % $

1938Price r ange $3000 t o $5000 _R%
$ 4000

$

%

$

_ _% $

%

$

$

uoor
-----100%

$

1936 Rent range

$ 20 to $45

___§.§_%

$

% $

o.

1938 Rent range

$ 20 to ~45

65 % $

% $

p.

Ren t al demand

$ 30

$

$

q.

Activity

]iOQlt

$

il•OO.$

%
%

fair

AVAILAB ILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

NAME AND LOCATION

it00$

% $

$30 to $70

Rent range

CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6,

e.

c.

PREDOMINATING

LI-.

Port smouth

a.

ver r

Home purchase limited

very

b . Home 0uilding li m1 t ed

~tal loc ted in. are· . Slall€ht er house loca t ed in the south
se~tion of _arPa , His~ell nneous smal l businesses scatt ered alo
Scioto Tr a il. A:rea will pr oba~ly hold its own for next ten y ng
·
ears .

Ho~

Arlington Add~tion

SECURI TY GRADE _c__ AREA NO .

1

-"'--- -

•

FORM 8
1 0 - 1-3'7

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF Port ,~ou th, Oh io
1,

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a.

Description of Terrain.

Ascending north fr om Rob i nson Avenue

b.

Favor able Influences.

Nee.r school s a rd churches - s t ree t s - adj oi ning public
p~rk on north .

c.

Detrimental Influences.

d,
2.

3,

Rai l r oad ad j oi ns area on south , Adjoins cemetery on north ,
Se ct ion of area l :ring sou t h of Robinson Avenue was flooded
i n 193 7
Sta.tic to
sl igh tly
Percentage of land improved ----2.§_ %; e . Trend 0f desi r abi_l ity ne;xt !I.0-15 yrs . downwar d

INHABITANTS :

factory and
rai Jroad enw loyees

a.

Occup,;\tion

C,

Foreign- bor n families--==- $ ; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ pr edominating; d .

e.

lnfil tration of

g.

Population is increasing_='-----

b.

f.

same

Estimated annual f amily inc0me ~ 00 t o $4000

Relie~ families _ __,,nc20,nm:cinaM,l L_ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

deGreasing_- ,.c::::.=__ __

BUILDINGS :
PREDOMINA1ING

OTHER T¥PE

©lHER TYPE

_ __ Yea:r-s

_ _ _ Yea•rs

90 $

a.

Type

singles

b.

Construction

fram e

C.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

90

%

-

~ -i

____ %

f.

Home owne r ship

60

%

---~%

_ __ __ %

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929 Price range

$ 3500 to $10000 100%

i.

1936 Price r ange

$ 2000

j.

1938 Price r ange

$ 2000 to $6000 ~ % $

k,

Sales demand

$ 4000

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 30 to $? 5

---'-.00%

$

n.

1 936 Rent range

$ 15 to $50

___fil%

$

% $

o.

1 938 Rent r ange

$1 5 t o 50

____g % $

·% $

p.

Rental demand

$ 40

$

$

q.

Activ i ty

40 ¥ea:r.s
fei r

to

$6000

59%

-

$

$

100%

_ _
_

s. CLARIFYING REMARKS:

%

$. _ _ _ __

100$

$ _ _ _ __

_ % $, _ _ __
$_

$,_ _ __

_ __

fai r
l 00%

$

] 00.%
%
%

f11i r

AVAILABI LITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS: a. Home pu r cnase limited

6•

Negro_
O_ ; Q._$

b . Home building

l iw.i t ed

S0~e~bP.t cheaper homes along wes t e r n boundar y of area. Be tt er ar1
newer homes are lo cA,ted i n nor t he r n par t of area . Good neighborhood
for fac to ry, s t eel and railroad \?Orke r s .

-

NAME AND LOCATION ______ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE~O__ AREA NO. 2

FORM 8
10~1-3?

AR EA DES CRIPTION - SECURI TY MAP OF
1.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a.

Description of Terrain.

Level

b.

Favorable Influences.

Streets - trani>port :ation - cl-iurches e.nd schools - High
School n;,,a.rby - nePr dow>1town ~ho-oping center

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Encroachment of business - f lood hazard

d.
2.

3.

Portsmouth

Percentage of land improved~%;

INHABITANTS:
b shess and
a. Occupation tr·~ined workers

e.

Trend of desirability ne:xit

b.

Estimated annual family inceme $900 to $3000

10-15

c.

Foreign-born families_l_ %; __________ pi-edominating; <!l.

e.

Infiltration of

g.

Population is increasing

f.

same

slightly
yrs. do,mward

Negro_Q__; _Q_$

Relief famHies _ ____,n~o~m!!.:i.!!nl!a!:ae!:.1_ _ _ _ _-,-_ __

de€reasing_______

static _ _ _ _ _ _ _~

EUILDINGS:
PREDOMINATlNG ~%

4.

a.

Type

sineles

b.

Construction

fr-Jlle

c.

Average Age

a.

Repair

e.

Occi:upancy

f.

Home ownership

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929

___ ¥eaFs

_ _ _ Years

95 %,

- - - -= $

65· %

_____ $

- ~ - - -%
_____ %

50 Years

fair

Price range

$ 4500

to $10 , 000 11.00%

$

i. 1936 Price r ange

$ 2500

to $6 , 000 58%

$

10©%

$__ __ _

_ _ % $ - ~- - - - - - - ~

_ _%

$ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ %

j .

1938 Price range

$ 2500 to $6 . 0 0 ~% $

k.

Sales demand

$ 3500

1.

Activity

m.

1929

Rent range

$25 to $65

-100%

n.

1936 Rent range

$15 to $45

-6fi_% $

% $

o.

1938 Rent range

$15 ta $45

65 % $

% $

P·

Rental demand

$

$

$

q.

Activity

$ _ _ _ __

$ _ _ _ __

slow

35

$

!J,0@%

$

JOQ$

%
$

fcjr

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:
CLARIFYING REMARKS:

100$

a.

Home purchase limited

b . Home building limited

Selby Shoe Fnctory emnloying 2400 \·,orkers is a jacimt to this area
on t}-e sout h. One of the older sections of ~he ~ity. GradU2.1ly
being t~ken ov~r by business. N~"1 Po!'t Offlc!> is sdjacent tn the
sonth\"e~terl'! corner of the area.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE ---=C_ _ AREA NO . _

3

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FORM 8
10 - 1- 37

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY 1MAP OF Portsmouth, Ohio
l •

2.

3.

AREA CHARACTERI STICS:
a.

Descripti on of Terrain.

Level to rolling

b.

Favorable Influences .

Stre1? t s - t ransportation - schools - churches end business
section.

c.

Detrimental I nfluences .

•Southern part of area s lopes toward O~io River.
to flood_ haza rd.

d.

Percentage of land improved~%;

e.

Trend of <iiesiral:lLl..ii.tw next

e.

Infiltration of - same
------

f.

g.

Population is increasing-=---

de€reasing _ _ _ _ _ __

Re!l.ief mamilies _.:.,:n~om~
i n~.a~l=-----------~---

BUI LDINGS:

Q'it'HER TYPE

a.

Type

singles

e.

Construction

freme

c.

Average Age

40

d.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

90 %

_____ $

f.

Home ownership

65 %

_____ %

g.

Constructed past yr .

h.

1929 Pri ce r ange

$ 3000

100%

$

i.

1936 Price range

$ 2000 to $;4ono _fil) _%

$

j .

1938 Price range

$ 2000 :to s~0rio

k.

Sa]es demand

$ 3250

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 25 to $50

_.100%

$

n.

1 935 Rent range

$18 to $30

~%

$

o.

1938 Rent r ange

$18 to $30

p.

Rental dema nd

$ 25

q.

Activity

©THER 'i'¥PE

=---%

___ Yea:rs

Years

_ __ ¥eairs

f "'i r to poor

to $7000

-~---%
_ __ __ %

100%

$

- -- - -

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __
_ _ % $ _ _ _ __

60 % $

_ _ _ _%

----%

$ _ _ _ __

$_ _ __

slow
1 00%

%

$

\Hila%

$

64 % $

% $

$

$

$

%

fair

AVAILiBILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:
CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

stat ic to
yrs . dO\vnwl'...rd

INNABI TANTS : business , pr ofessional,
a. Occupation c 1 erl::s " Un fkilled
b. Estimated annual fami1y ino0me $ 1500 to $5000
•vorkers
c. Foreign-bor n families 1/2 %; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ pre<ll0minat ii!n,g; d. Negro-=-; _0_ %

PREDOMINATING ~ %

LJ. •

10-15

Subject

a.

Home pu r chase vfi~i ted ;

very
b. H0me 0uil<lling __1_1_m_i~te~d:__

ifilliams Shoe Fac ~or :r employing 1100 nersons (a t Pre sen t) adjoins
on the N. E . se--tion of area . Pretty P-OOd old homes a long northern
sect'"n and some newer houses along southern eection of area.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ __

SECURITY GRADE_c....__ AREA N0. _ _.._ _
4

•

FORM 8
10-1-3'7

ARE A DESCR I PTION - S'ECURITY MAP OF
1 •

2,

Port smout h , phio

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Description of Terrain.

Hilly

b.

Favorable Influences.

Streets - tranporta.tion to 17th Street.

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Steep banks and bl uffs . South part of area (below
17th Street) was flooded in 1937.

d.

Percentage of land improved~%;

I NHABI TANTS:
a. Occupation

Railroe.d '170rkers and
laborers

Nort h only.

yrs. Sta t ic

e.

Trend of desir ability next

b.

Estimated an,nual family income $900 to $1500

10-1.5

c.

Foreign-born families-=-%; __________ pFe<!f0minating; <!l.

NegFo_O_; ~ $

e.

Infiltration of same

f . Relief famiil..ies _ ____:f::...:e~w;_____ __ _ _ _ _ _ __

g.

Popuiation is increasing sli,,-htlv;

decreasing,-- ~ - - - -

I

3.

:BUILDiI:NGS:

OTHER TYPE__

PREDOMINATING --2.L %

1

a.

Type

~ingles

b.

Construction

f rames

C.

Average Age

d.

Repai,r

e.

OfHER 1YPE

25 Yeavs

___ ¥ea~s

_ _ _ Yea~s

Occupancy

95

%

_ _ ___ %

_____ $

f.

Home owner ship

45

%

___ __ %

___ __ %

g.

Constructed past yr .

h.

1929

fair

Price range

$ 2000 to $5500

:100%

$

i.

1936 Price r ange

$ JQQQ to ~3Q00

53%

$

j •

19:7.9 Price range

$1000 :tQ $3000

53% $

.

1©0%

_

_ % $_

_ _ %

$ _ __ _ _

$ 2000

$_____

100%

_______,

$ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ %

,$ _ _ _ __

k.

Sales demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929

Rent range

$ 15 to $35

---100%

$

il0Q%

$

n.

1936 Rent range

$ 1n to $20

__§Q__%

$

$

$

%

o.

1938 Rent range

$ 10 to $20

60 % $

% $

%

p.

Rental demand

$ 15. 00

$

$

q.

Activity

slQw
1 0@%

good

4.

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS :

a. Home pu rchase limited

5.

CLARIFYING REMARKS :

6.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ __ __ _ _ _ __ _ SECURITY GRADE

b . Home bui!ding _ _l_i=-=m=-=i.. ::.t.::::ed::::__

Many cheap and jerry built homes a.11 through the area.
(bus lin~) run~ only to 17th Street Nort h .

Transnortation

__.c,____ AREA NO. _..._
_
5

FORM 8
l 0-1-37

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF Port smou t h , Ohio
l.

2.

3.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Desc r ipt i on of Terrain.

Rol l i ng - steep hil ls ~djacent t o area on thP wes t.

b•

Fa"orable Influences.

Good strPet s - near t o steel pl ant as sour ce of emnl oyment
,'or rP<>idents of e.rea . school s near south end - one s chool
in arr a .

c.

Detrimental I nfluences.

I nferior pl anning . Poor tre nsporte.tion. St r eam runni ng
t hrough area - l ikel y to over f low. Fl ood hazar d in northeas t ern per t of area.

d•

Percentage of land improved __filL %.;

I NHABI TANTS:
a. Occupation L·bor ers

b.

c.

Forei gn-born f amilies_1_

e.

Infiltration of

g.

Populat ion is increasing

f •

same

10-15

Estimated an.n ual family, in0@me

%; __________ pr edominiating;

a.

yrs. Sta.tic

$ 800 to $1200

Negro-1!L; _ i

Relief :fl am<ilies _ _.,!S~c~a~t~t~e-=-r.=.:ing!:£:i..._ _ _ _--:-_ __

~ecreasing _ _ _ __ _ _

st ati€ =-- - ~/:,.__ _ __

BUI LDINGS:
PREDOMINATING

98 %

Type

sineles

b.

Construction

frame

c.

Ave rage Age

<d.

R:epair

e.

Occupancy

85

%

%

%

f.

H0me ownership

30

%

%

%

g.

Const r ucted past yr .

h.

1929

Price range

$ 3000 to $4500

100%

i.

1936 Pr ice range

$1500 t o $2500

53 % $

j .

1938 Price range

$ 1500 to $2500 ~ %

k,

Sales demand

$ No

1.

Activity

m.

1929

Rent r ange

$15 t o $30

---1.00%

n.

1936 Rent range

o.

Years

20

~

©'.rHER TYPE

a.

iY'ears

Years

'OOOr

No
$

!100$

% $

$

$

% $

%

$

$

$

l<i>0% $

$10 to $20

_M_% $

% $

1938 Rent range

$10 t o $20

66 % $

% $

p.

Rental demand

$ VPr,, slieht

$

$

q.

Act i vi ty

CLARIFY I NG REMARKS :

$

100%

None
l ,0Q~

$

%

! P. ; r

AVAILABI LITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

6.

e . Trend of desirability next

a.

Home purchase none

b. Home building _ _"""n""on
u:e!i2...__

About .9~ of r<"!"id en t s of t hi s area are s t eel mill empl oyees .

NAME AND LOCATION ___N_e_w--=B=o-=-st=-=o=n'--_ __ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE _c"'----_ AREA NO.

-----6

It

'ORM 8
LO- l - 37

AREA DESCRI PTI OH - SECUR liTY MA,P OF Port:;!llouth. Ohio

t.

AREA CHARACTERISTI CS:
a. Description of Terrain,

Rolling - Gullies and lowhills

0.

Favorable Influences.

2 Grad~ schools and one

~ie~

c.

Detrimental I nfluences.

No

Subject to f lood hazard

d.

7

oning restriction.

Percentage of land impr oved--25..... %;

INHABITANTS :

2.

b.

Estimatea annual family d.ne0me $1500 to $3000

a.

Occupation Wor"k!ers and clerks

c.

Foreign-earn families_2_%; _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ plllecl0minat fun,g;

e.

I nfiltrat i on of_-=
sam=e' - - - ~ -

f.

g.

Fopuiat i en is increasing _ ____.,.__ _

deereasing, _ _ _ _ _....;__

Relief families Very fe\7 ( about

Neg,:ro_Na,_ ,; _ t

½as

much a~ Nr';r
:Sos on

st am ire _ __::..:.:.::--~~-

<:>THER 'J.'¥.iPE

©fl'HER TYPE

_ __ YeaFs

_ _ _ Yi ears

Type

sinP-les

b.

Construction

frame

c.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

95

%

_ _ ___ %

_ __ __ $

f.

Home ownership

60

%

_____ %

_ _ ___ %

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929 Price range

~500 to $8500

100%

$

i. 1936 Price range

S20Q() t Q $5QQO

64%

$

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __

___,

$ 2000 to $50'10 ~ %

$

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __

____i

$ 3000

$,_ __ _ _

20 Years

fair

1938 Price range

llo

k.

Sales demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 25 to $50

-100%

$

D•

1936 Rent r a nge

$15 to $35

_§_§_j

o.

1 9 ~ 8 Rent range

$15 to $35

p.

Renta l demand

$ 25

q.

Activ i ty

REMARKS :

100%

$ _ _ _ __

light
$

Jraaj

$

% $

$

66 % $

% $

$

$

100$

%'

fair

AVAILABI'LITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:
CLARIFYING

.

a.

a.

j .

6

slowly ·
upuat~

e.

PREDOMIN,ATING ____lQ.Q%

LI- •

Good Transnortation

Trend of desiFability ne~t 10-15 yrs,

BUILDINGS:

3.

school.

a.

Home purchase limited

b, Home building

Hmi ted

Tl'or:cers eo to lJew Eaton , al.out two ll'il"c; oi!,tr-int . Tr'ln nortati
b
bus - f~re 10 cents . Ec---t ~alues in nron~rt;v 1.re in nort11,7 P.st ~~rty
of ~rea. Business encroaching alon~
- Gallia Street in south of area .

NAME AND LOCATION_ _ _s_c_i_o_to_v_i _l l_e_ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURI TY GRADE

_c__

AREA NO. 7

- - --

10-1-37
1•

2 •

3.

•

•

FORM 8

AREA DESCRIPTION. SECURITY MAP OF Portsmout h , Ohio

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a.

DeScription of Terrain;

Rol liilg

b.

Fa~rorable Influences.

Bus Tr anspor t a t ion

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Most l y cinder stree t s ;

d,

( ~catte r ed)
Percentage of land improved _5Q_ %; e. Trend of desirability next 10-15 yrs. S~ t~•Lll~i~c~--

INHABITANTS:

,railroad runs through area .

a.

Steel and
Occupation _ ___,r-"a"i"l_,_r,,oaecde...c'c:''◊"r--'k"'e-'-r-"s-

c.

F0reign-born families-=-:_$; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

e.

Infiltration of _ _..,s:,,arn""e_ _ __

:f.

g.

Population is increasing _ _ __

decreasing:.-_ _ _ _ _ __

BUILDINGS:

PREDOMINATING

b,

Estima,ted annual :1lami!l.y d.,nc0me $900 to $200D
predeminat ing; d.

•

Negro_
O_;_Q_$

Relief families ___ _,s,,ae,m,c
e _ _ _ _- _ _ _ _ __

_JIB_%

O~HER TYl'E

QTHER [ YPE

f:i ngl e s

a.

Type

b.

Construction

c.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

Oecupancy

f.

Home ownership

g.

Constructed past yr''----''-----

h.

1929 .Price range

$ 3000

to

~ -

1936 Price range

$ 2000

ta $3Q00 __5o.5o_%

$, ___ _ _

_

j .

1938 Price range

$ 2000

to

$, _ _ __

_ _ % $, _ _ _ __

k,

Sales demand

$ 3000

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 25

11 .

1936 Rent range

$ 15 to $30

____fil_%

$ _ _ __

--%

$ _ _ __

0.

1938 Rent range

$ 15 to $30

__fill_ %

$ _ _ __

--%

$ _ _ _ __

p.

Rental demand

$ 20

q.

Activity

_ _ _ Year.s

_ _,.2,.,_
o Years

fair
95 %

____ %

- --""-- %

____ %

$Q000 -------1.QQ$

$0000 ~ $

_ _ __

%

- - --~%

100$

$,_ _ __ _
_ %

$, _ _ __

$ _ _ __

_ __

_ $

____ %

$, _ _ _ __

poor
to $50

-=% $, _ _ _ __

$, _ _ __

~00%

$, _ _ _ _ __

100%

$, _ _ __

goad

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS: a.

Home purchase limited

b. Home building

limittcd

5·

scho l located
CLARIFYING REMARKS: Good
for '"Orking class .

along Webster Avenue . Fairly clean neighborhood
Adjoins a hill on the North . Are B. was fl ooded
west of Gallia Ave::me ii"' 1937

6•

Bahner Additio~
SECUR[TY GRADE_:__
C
NAME AND L()CATION -------==-=---AREA NO.

8
-----'---

•

/

FORM 8

to-1-37

AREA DESCRIPTIO N • SECURI TY MA P OF
1.

2.

3.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a.

Description of Terrain .

Level

b.

Favor able Influences .

Transportation; schools.
Neer factories

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Very old neighborhood. Subject to occasional fl oods ; r a ilroad traverses through area ,

d.

Percentage of land improved~%;

Near to downtown bus i ness sect ion.

e.

Trend of desirabiiity next ilo-15 yrs. downwa rd

b.

Estimated annual famiiy income$ 900 , 00 to $120~00

INHABITANTS:
a.

Occupation

factory workers

c.

Foreign- born families_1_%; _ ___,,m,,ic,x,ce,cd_ _ _ _ _ predom i.nauing; d .

e.

Infiltration of fairlv C.esira ble

f.

g.

Population is increasing _ _ __

decreasing, _______

Negr0~;...JJE.%

Relief families _ _ll0~-~1~5~%~,~ogf___lla~n~••"---- - , - - static ~ --"l/c.__ _ __

BUILDINGS:
PREDOMINATING ~%

~-

•

Portsmouth, ,Ohio

OTHER TYPE

ornER TJPE

:Yea-rs

Years

a.

Type

sinP'les

b.

Construction

frame

c.

Aver age Age

50

d,

Repair

poor

e.

Occupancy

90

%

%

$

f.

Home ownership

60

%

%

%

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929

Price range

$2000 to 4500

i.

193.6 Price r ange

$1000 to 2500

j .

1938 Price range

$1800 to 2500 ~ %

k.

Sales demand

$

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$15 to 45 .

n.

1936Rent range

$10 to $30

o.

1938Rent range

$10 to $30

p.

Ren t al demand

q.

Activity

Years

1
___.!QQ$

$

53 % $

100%

$

100%

% $

%

$

_ _ % $

%

$

$

slow

$ 17.50

----1lli>%

$

~%

$

_____§§_%

$
$

100%

$

'IQQj;

% $
--%

%

$

%

$

fair

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

a.

Home puT:chase none

b. Home building

none

s. CLARIFYING REMARKS:

A few fine old houses located here . Was
vears back. Now on down g r ade . Concentration of nice homes a better ~ciehborhood many
along 11th Stre et between
C¾illicothe and Washington .

6.

NAME AND LOCAT!ON _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECUR!TY GRADE_-D_ AREA NO . _,.1_ _

•

FORM 8

10-1-37

AREA DESCRIPTION l •

2.

3.

SECURITY MAP ,OF Port smouth , Oh i o

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a.

Description of Terrain.

b.

Favorable Influences.

Tr a nsnorta ti on ; nea r school s
sec tion ; rear f ·actorie s .

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Railroad traver ses t hrough a.rea ; c ol or ed nonul· ti on i n
northern pa.rt of a r ea.

d.

Percentage of land improved __lill_ %;

Leve l

INHABITANTS:
laborers,
a . Occupation f actorv workers

Trend @if desira:biJJ1ty ne~t 10-l!S yrs. down--.72.r d

b.

Estimated annuall. famH~ income $900 . 00 t o $1 200 .00

c.

Foreign-born families_
1 _%; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ preli10minating ; Iii .

e.

Infiltration of

g.

Population is increasing _ _ __

Undes ira bl e

f.

Negro Yes

;' ~%

Relief families - ~h~e.:=av~jr1...'------,---,-- -=--

deereasing_______

s t at i c _ _ _/:,___ __ _

BUILDINGS:

@THIER TY!PE

©IDiilER 'w'Y!PE

_ _ _ Years

_ _ _ Yea11s

a.

Type

s ingles

b.

Construction

frame

c.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

90

%

_ _ ___ %

_____ %

f.

Hdme ownership

45

%

_____ %

_____ %

g.

Constructed past yr . _n_on_e_ __

h.

1929 Price range

$ 2500 t o $5500

i.

1936 Price range

$ 1500

j .

1938 Price range

$1500 t o $3000 -----12:§.% $ _ _ _ __

k.

Sales demand

$ 2000

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ 20

n.

1936 Rent range

_4-'5;....__y ears

noor

t o $300 0

100%

$._ _ _ __

56 % $_ _ _

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __
_ _ %

--1.00%

$ _ _ __

$ 12 to $25

_g%

$ _ _ __

-

___fil%

$ _ _ __

_ _,

to 840

.o.

1938 Rent range

$ 12 to $25

p.

Rental demand

$ 17. 50

4•

Activity

$ _ _ _ __

$_____

-----=---1
_ _ _%

$_____

$_ _ _ _ _

100%

-

$- - --=---

% $ _ _ _ __
$ _ _ _ __

- --=----%
,----%

$ _ _ _ __

f a ir

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

a.

Home purchase none

CLARIFYING REMARKS: Not entirel:,r free from f lo od hazard;
nor. on dol'11l~r~ae . Lo,1 nercent:>ge of hoMe ovinership,

6.

churches ; ne~ b'.lsines s

e.

PREDOMINATING ~ %

4•

ana

b. Home buiiding_~n~o~n~e_ __
Negr o pouul tion, 25%; Area

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE_D__ AREA NO._ 2

•

FORM 8

10-1-3'7

AREA DESCR IP T I ON 1.

2.

3.

SECUR I TY MAP OF Port!';niout h , Ohi o

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Description of Terrain.

b.

Favorable Influences.

c.

Detrimental Influences.

d.

Percentage of land improved __ %;

Same As D - I but no negr o p onulr ti on

INHABITANTS:
a. Occupation

e.

Trend of desir~0ili tf neoct

b.

Estimated a,nnual ifa,miily- income$

c.

Foreign-born families __ %;

e.

Infiltration of

f.

g.

Population is increasing

dec:reasin,g

BUILD!I:NGS:

10-15

pred0mi.,natin,g; 0 .

yrs.

Negro_;, __ %

Relief f amilies

PREDOMINATING _ _ %

stat ic

mt'HIIDR T¥PE

©THER '!'¥PE

Years

Years

a.

Type

b.

Construction

c.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

Occ:upancy

%

%

%

f.

Home ownership

%

%

%

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929

Years

_ru%

Price range

$

i.

Price range

$

j .

Price range

$

_ _% $

$

$

k.

Sares demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929

Rent range

$

n.

Rent range

$

o.

Rent range

P·

Rental demand

q.

Activity

%

---100%
_ _$

$

100%

$

[@©%

% m

$

_

,;

_ % $

%

$

$

llC:lOi

$

$

% $

$

% $

% $

$

$

$

none

11,Qfl(Ji

%
%

4.

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

.5 •

CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE _n_ _ AREA NO. 3

a.

Home purchase

0. Home 0uilding

none

Arf'!a he vily ri.P!l'"·ged by flood in 1937

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FORM 8
10-1-37

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF Por tsmout h , Ohio
l •

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Description of Terrain.

·

2 •

3.

£j. •

-ma

Transnortnt i on; near 2chools

b•

Fa:vorable Influences.

c.

Detrimental Influences.

d.

Percentage of land improved_._%;

ch,lrches ; near factor i e s

s ~~e as D-1 but no negr o popul~ti on

INHABITANTS:
a. Occupation _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __

e.

Trend of desiraeility next 10-15 yrs. _ _ _ __

b.

Estimat ed anin ual :fiami!l.y ineeme $ _ _ _ _ _ __

c.

Foreign-born families _ _ %; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ p>Fed0m ii:,na1t img; d.

e.

Infiltration of _ _ _ _ _ _ __

f.

g.

Fopuiation is increasing _ _ __

Gleereasing _ _ _ _ _ __

iNegro_; _%

Relief families _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
s ro at ii:c _ _ _ _ _,___ _

BUILDINGS:
PREDOMINATING

OTHER 'Ji'M FE

_ _ _ Years

_ _ _ Years

a.

Type

b.

Construct ion

c.

Average Age

d..

Repair

e.

Occupancy

_____ %

f.

Home ownership

_____ %

g.

Constructed past yr. _ _ _ __

h.

1929 Price range

$. _ _ _ __

i .

Price range

$ _ _ _ __

_ _$

j .

Price range

$ _ _ _ __

_ _ % $._ _ __

$. _ _ _ __

Aetivity

m.

1929 Rent range

$ _ _ _ __

--1.QQ%

n.

Rent range

$ _ _ _ __

o.

Rent range

$ _ _ _ __

q.

Activity

$ _ _ _ __

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

_____ %

100%

$._ _ _ __

__ $

$ _ _ _ __

_ _ % $. _ _ _ __

a.

$, _ _ _ __

1,00%

$,_ _ _ __

_ _ % $ _ _ __

__,

$, _ _ _ __

--%

__,;

$ _ _ _ __

$. _ _ __

_ ___%
_ _ _ _ _ .$

$ _ _ _ __

$. _ _ _ __

1.

Rental demand

$ _ _ __

TYPE

_____ %

_____ %

Sales q.emand

p.

GlTHER

- - - -= %

k.

CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

Level

$ _ __

Home purchase none

_ ___ ,
110fl%

~---$

$ _ _ _ __

b. H0me 0uii ding_=
n=
on~ e~--

Area he>avil~, dam~ed by flood in 1937 .

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE

___._n,______ AREA NO. --4

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FORM 8
10-1-37

AREA DESCRIPTION - SECURITY MAP OF Portsmouth , Ohio
1.

AREA CHARACTERISTICS:
a. Description of Terrain.

Rolline;

b.

·
T r ~.nsuor t a t 10n
- St r ee t ~.

Favorable Influences.

Sw1· ,.,n1· ng pool on North,ve!>t corner

of area

2.

3.

Detrimental Influences.

d.

Percentage of land improved~ %;

INHABITANTS:
a. Occupation

factory workers and
le.borers

yT!s. downwaTd

e.

Trend o:fl <iiesirabili ty ,nexit

b.

Esti:matea annuail. :flami!lly ine0me $ 900 to $1500

il.0-15

c.

Foreign-born families~%; _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ pr,ed0min,a ting; <!l.

e.

Infiltration of_s_am_e_ _ _ _ __

f.

g.

Popuiation is increasing _ _ __

deereasing______ _

Negro-=-;--=-%

Relief families _..::s.:.ev.:. :0:..:r:..:a:.:l:..__ _ _ _~r/_ _ __

-2Jl!---=---

static _ _

BUILDINGS:
P:REDOMINAT1NG ~ %

4 •

Not free from flood

Adjoins railro~rl and junk yard on sout h .
ha7ard .

c.

a.

Type

sin..,-les

b.

Construction

frame

c.

Average Age

d.

Repair

e.

0cc upancy

f.

Home ownership

g.

Constructed past yr. _ _ _ __

h.

1929 Price range

i.

1936 Price range

$ SQQ to $3()0 0

j .

1938 Price range

$

___5_0 Years

---~ears

_ _ _ Yeai:·s

_ _ _9_5_%

_ ____ %

_____ $

__ 55__ a

_ _ _ __ %

=----,,_

fair to uoor

...,__

$ 1 500

/()

to $5000_____!llii1%

800 to $3000

57%

$_ _ _ __
$ _ __

57% $_ _ __ _

100%

_ _

$

_ __

%

$

- -- - -

$ _ _ _ __

_ _ % $,_ _ _ __

--=-=---'
____$

$ _ _ _ __

$ 2000

k.

Sales demand

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

$

15 to $40

n.

1936Rent range

$

10 to $27 .50 ___§§,;

o.

1938 Rent range

$ 10 to $27.50 _

noor

p.

Rental demand

q.

Activity

AVAILABILITY

®:DHER '!L'Y:PE

$ 20.00

1 00%

$- - - - -

$ _ _ _ __

--%

$ _ _ _ __

68 % $ _ _ _ __

--%

$ _ _ _ __

$ _ _ _ __

lQQ.$

------$
,......__ _ _ $

$ _ _ __

D'ood
0

OF MORTGAGE FUNDS: a. Home purchase none

b. Home building __n_on_ e~--

CLARIFYING REMARKS:
A scetteri1g of small aivereified businesses along central Part of
area. HP-avv vehic, ..lf.r tr<>ffic on G!".lli., A.venue

6.

NAME

AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE_D_ _ AREA NO.

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~ORM 8
LO-l-37

AREA DESCRIPTION -

1•

AREA

2.

3.

SECURITY MAP OF

Por tsmouth and New Boston, Ohio

a.

CHARACTERISTICS:
Description of Terrain.

Rolling

b.

Favorable Influences.

Transportation; near schools

c.

Detrimental Influences.

Smoke nuisance fran r:> ilroad. and steel plant.
on North .

d.

Percentage of land improved~%;

INHABITANTS:
a. Occupation

Steep h ill s

yrs. stati.c

e.

Trend of desira:0ility ,neoct

b.

Estimated annuai family, 1nc0me $1000 to $3000

il.0-1.$

steel ,1orkers
and laborers

c.

Foreign-born families_5_ %; ---=m=i=xc=e-=d_ _ _ _ _ _ _ pred@mi,nating; d.

e.

Infiltration of _ _m=1~·x~e~d~- - -

f.

g.

Popu-lation is increasing _ _ _ _ .

dee1ieasing _ _ _~ - - - -

BUILDINGS:
PREDOMINATING

90 %

Neg FO_ _ ;

-4-%

Relief families _..:.v~e.::..rY.z. . . :h~e:::!:a:.:v:.. zy_ _ _ _ _----r_ __

0THElR TYFE ___ %

7~---==

sm a:t ie ____
OTHER T¥rFE

singles

a.

Type

b.

Construction

fra.:ne

c.

Average Age

40

d.

Repair

e.

Occupaincy

f.

Home ownership

g.

Constructed past yr.

h.

1929 Price range

$ 2500

to $6500

i.

1936 Price range

$ 1500

t.o $3500

_ _ _ Yea,r s

_ _ _ Wears

___9
,:_0::,__ %

_____ %

_____ %

40
-----~

---'---%

Years

0t

_____ %

none

j. · 1938 Price range

:til.500 to $3500

k.

Sales demand

$ 2000

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent range

100%

$._ _ __ _

55 % $ _ __

__%

55 % $ _ _ _ __

_ _ % $ _ _ _ __

(Be_ _ _ __

- -- ~%
----=$

$ _ _ _ __

$ _ __

poor
$ 18

to $50

n. 1936 Rent range

$ 10

to $30

o. 1938 Rent range

$ 10 to $30

p.

Rental demand

$ 1 7. 5-:..:0:____

q.

Activity

--1.00%
~%

$_ _ _ __
$ _ _ __

--=5____
9 % $ _ _ _ __
$ _ _ _ __

100%

$._ _ _ __

_ _$

$ _ _ _ __

iJC@%

----%
--%

$ _ _ _ __

;-----%

$ _ _ _ __

fair

q..

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS:

5.

CLARIFYING REMARKS:

6.

NAME AND LOCATION _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ SECURITY GRADE_=D- AREA NO. 6

a.

Home purchase

none

ili> . H0me biu,ilding __
n-'-'on=e' - - - -

Cor.t'!lunity of steel \vor'kers and railro8d shop men. Will proba.H:r remain
st~tic for next fe~ years . A few bet t er type homes . Not fr~~ from
flood hazard .

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I

FORM 8

10-1- 3'7

1.

2.

3.

AREA DESCRIPTION -

AREA CHARACTERISTICS :
a. Deseription of Terrain .

SECUR I TY MAP OF

•

sub - Portsmouth

Rolling

b.

Favorable Influences .

c.

Detr imental I nfluences.

d.

Percentage of land improved ____lQ_ %;

All J erry buil t h~mes - po r t r ansuor tation -

I NHABI TANTS :
a. Occupat i on Unskilled laborers

10 _ 15 yF~ ·

Trend of desir a:bil!ity ne*it.

b.

Estimated an,n uai f amillf imeeme $ 800 to $1000
predominating; d.

c.

Foreign- bor n families-=--%;

e.

Infiltration of same

f.

g.

Population is increasing

decreasing

BUILDINGS :

N'egr0 ~ ; ~ $

sever al

Relief families

98 %

PREDOMINATING

st atic

e.

/

,7

static

(l)TllrER TitPE

~

©1FN1IDi 'l'I PE

%

a.

Type

singles

b.

ConstruGtion

fr!::llle

c.

Average Age

20

d.

Repair

e.

Occupancy

90

%

%

$

f.

Home ownership

40

%

%

%

g.

Const r ucted past yr.

h.

1929 Price range

$1500 to $3000

i.

1936 Price range

$ 600

j .

1939 Price range

$ 60('

k.

Sales demand

$1000

1.

Activity

m.

1929 Rent r ange

$ 15 t o $25

----1.00%

n.

1936 Rent range

$ 6 to $15

~

o.

1938 Rent range

$ 6

p.

Rental demand

$ 10

q.

Activity

YieaFs

'Yea~s

Years

<

'OOOT

1

·1

$

100% ,$

to $1500

47%, $

% $

%

to $1500

47%

$

_ _% $

%

$

$

!ll00%

!100%

uoor

to $15

$

AVAILABILITY OF MORTGAGE FUNDS :

5.

CLARIFYING REMARKS :

6.

NAME AND LOCATION __ _

$

% $

%

53 % $

% $

%

$

$

positi vely
a.

J OO%

% $

light

4.

l(i)Q$

Home purchase

nrn~e>

!')Mitively
b . Home building

:1C'ne

!.:0stly chea!) ho'J.ses . Fot n'-'l~r to city or industry. Poore$t se tion
ir city . No n.ctivi ty . Located in f'Xtreme N• E. section of Por t sm0 ut h

_ _ _ _ __

SECURI TY GRA:DE ___.D......__ AREA NO .

7

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