Real Estate Prices and Overview
Frankford Ave / Rhawn St median real estate prices are $107,545, which is more expensive than 34.6% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 27.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Frankford Ave / Rhawn St are currently
$886, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.6%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Frankford Ave / Rhawn St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Frankford Ave / Rhawn St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes 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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn St 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 8.6% in
Frankford Ave / Rhawn St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 54.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less
of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the
Frankford Ave / Rhawn St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having,
on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America.
9.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way
to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour +
round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2%
of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Frankford Ave / Rhawn St neighborhood has more
Puerto Rican and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 17.9% have Irish ancestry.
Frankford Ave / Rhawn St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 53.5% 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 1.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn 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 77.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 36.9% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.0%
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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn St neighborhood, 32.7%
of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(24.3%), and 16.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(17.9%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (9.0%) , and residents who report Polish roots (7.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.4%) , along with some German ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.
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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
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 Frankford Ave / Rhawn St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (9.9%) who
commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (50.5%) 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 (16.4%) and 14.7% of residents also ride the bus 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.