Popular real estate near Philadelphia, PA (N Broad St / W Dauphin St)
N Broad St / W Dauphin St median real estate prices are $23,100, which is less expensive than 100.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in N Broad St / W Dauphin St are currently $447, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 80.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
N Broad St / W Dauphin St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
N Broad St / W Dauphin 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in N Broad St / W Dauphin St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 38.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.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: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (52.1% ride the bus) than 99.9% 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 consider.
Also, in the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!Notable & Unique: Occupations
The N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry.Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 42.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.Notable & Unique: People
Of particular note, 3.5% of the people in the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 65.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 38.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood in Philadelphia are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 25.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.9% 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 N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood, 48.7% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 38.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (36.4%), and 8.9% in executive, management, and professional 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 N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (5.7%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.3%) , and residents who report German roots (3.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.2%) , along with some French ancestry residents (1.4%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.9% 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 N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (58.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (52.1%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (27.8%) and 12.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the N Broad St / W Dauphin St neighborhood of Philadelphia by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$23,100|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to PA, very low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Rowhouses & attached homes, some Small apartment buildings and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable and Hip & Trendy|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some College students (people currently attending college) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 1 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Government employees, some Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some White (non-Hispanic), some Hispanic, some Puerto Rican, some East Asian and some Italian ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
166,233 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||13.8||71.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||7.1||3.1|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.2||0.2|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||80.6||38.3|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||6.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||25.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO PA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
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in Philadelphia 1 in 84
in Pennsylvania 1 in 282
National Median 29.1
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in Pennsylvania 1 in 45
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