Real Estate Prices and Overview
Oakhurst / Coopersdale median real estate prices are $36,647, which is less expensive than 98.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods
and 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Oakhurst / Coopersdale are currently
$206, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 99.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Oakhurst / Coopersdale is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Oakhurst / Coopersdale 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Oakhurst / Coopersdale neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.5% in
Oakhurst / Coopersdale. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 43.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Oakhurst / Coopersdale neighborhood has more
Slovak and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.8% have Croatian ancestry.
Oakhurst / Coopersdale is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Oakhurst / Coopersdale neighborhood in Johnstown are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 92.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.2%
of U.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 Oakhurst / Coopersdale neighborhood, 29.2%
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 28.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(23.0%), and 19.5% 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 Oakhurst / Coopersdale neighborhood in Johnstown, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(17.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.4%) , and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Slovak ancestry (7.5%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Oakhurst / Coopersdale
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Oakhurst / Coopersdale neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.5%) 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 (8.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.