Real Estate Prices and Overview
Old French Rd / Perry Hwy median real estate prices are $170,715, which is more expensive than 65.8% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 53.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Old French Rd / Perry Hwy are currently
$840, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.8%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Old French Rd / Perry Hwy is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Old French Rd / Perry Hwy 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 Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Old French Rd / Perry Hwy, the current vacancy rate is 3.6%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.3% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Old French Rd / Perry Hwy
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.9% 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 highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood has more
Yugoslav and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 3.1% have Dutch ancestry.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Old French Rd / Perry Hwy 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 69.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% 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 99.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood, 41.2%
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 27.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.8%), and 11.9% 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 Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood in Erie, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(19.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (10.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.4%) , along with some English ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Old French Rd / Perry Hwy
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).
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 Old French Rd / Perry Hwy neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.