Real Estate Prices and Overview
W 6th St / Lincoln Ave median real estate prices are $141,842, which is more expensive than 51.4% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 42.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in W 6th St / Lincoln Ave are currently
$829, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 43.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
W 6th St / Lincoln Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Erie, Pennsylvania.
W 6th St / Lincoln Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in W 6th St / Lincoln Ave are 4.7%,
which is lower than one will find in 77.9% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W 6th St / Lincoln Ave
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Erie,
the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 0.8% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.6% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Pennsylvania.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood in Erie are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 7.3% 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 69.3%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood, 54.5%
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 18.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(17.7%), and 8.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood in Erie, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(24.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.6%) , and residents who report Italian roots (12.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.9%) , along with some English ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the W 6th St / Lincoln Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).
Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
The greatest number of commuters in W 6th St / Lincoln Ave neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.0% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (87.6%) 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 (8.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.