Real Estate Prices and Overview
Avonia median real estate prices are $213,521, which is more expensive than 78.1% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 64.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Avonia are currently
$582, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 86.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Avonia is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Fairview, Pennsylvania.
Avonia real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Avonia neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Avonia, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.3% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Avonia
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Avonia neighborhood has more
Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry.
Avonia is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 93.7% of commuters who live in the
Avonia neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Avonia neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.8% 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 families with school-aged children , highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
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 Avonia neighborhood in Fairview are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 3.7% 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 79.5%
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 Avonia neighborhood, 53.7%
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 21.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(14.3%), and 10.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Avonia neighborhood in Fairview, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(23.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.1%) , and residents who report Polish roots (9.9%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.2%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Avonia
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% 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 Avonia neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.7%) 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 (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.