Real Estate Prices and Overview
S 10th St / Mifflin St median real estate prices are $198,674, which is more expensive than 74.0% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 60.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in S 10th St / Mifflin St are currently
$784, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.3%
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
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 Philadelphia,
the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
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, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 76.8% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 9.8% of residents in
the S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 14.4% of the
S 10th St / Mifflin St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 95.5% of America's
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
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 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
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 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
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 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.