Real Estate Prices and Overview
Asbury / Swanville median real estate prices are $153,754, which is more expensive than 57.7% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 47.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Asbury / Swanville are currently
$593, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 63.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Asbury / Swanville is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Asbury / Swanville real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Asbury / Swanville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Asbury / Swanville are 6.7%,
which is lower than one will find in 65.7% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Asbury / Swanville
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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Asbury / Swanville neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 17.0% have Italian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Asbury / Swanville neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.6% 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.
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 Asbury / Swanville 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 62.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 4.7% 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 76.6%
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 Asbury / Swanville neighborhood, 38.9%
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 28.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(21.2%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Asbury / Swanville neighborhood in Erie, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(26.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (17.0%) , and residents who report Polish roots (8.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.7%) , along with some English ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Asbury / Swanville
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households.
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 Asbury / Swanville neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.8% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (89.3%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.