Real Estate Prices and Overview
S 10th St / Mifflin St median real estate prices are $198,674, which is more expensive than 73.9% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 60.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S 10th St / Mifflin St are currently
$932, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.4%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
S 10th St / Mifflin St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
S 10th St / Mifflin St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
S 10th St / Mifflin St has a 16.0% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
76.3% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood has more
Italian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.6% have Canadian ancestry.
S 10th St / Mifflin St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,554 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 71.4% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 76.8% of the residential real estate in the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 9.8% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.9% ride the bus) than 95.6% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Finally, in the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood, 14.4% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.5% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 1.6% of residents living with a same sex partner,
S 10th St / Mifflin St is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood in Philadelphia are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 60.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 48.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.7%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood, 51.4%
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 25.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(15.0%), and 8.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(40.6%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (19.1%) , and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.6%) , along with some German ancestry residents (4.2%), among others. In addition, 15.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the S 10th St / Mifflin St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Italian and Mon-Khmer (the dominant language of Cambodia).
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 S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (36.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (16.9%) and 14.4% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.