Real Estate Prices and Overview
Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln median real estate prices are $113,328, which is more expensive than 37.5% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 30.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln are currently
$938, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.2%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln 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 owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln 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 8.0% in
Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 57.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(29.0% ride the bus) than 98.8% 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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood has more
Haitian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 0.5% have Armenian ancestry.
Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,157 people per square mile living here.
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 Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood could be your paradise. With 81.8% 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 0.2% 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 Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln 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 66.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 43.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood, 36.3%
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 34.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(15.5%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Haitia
(1.7%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (1.3%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (1.3%) , and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (1.2%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (1.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln
neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak French (2.7%).
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 Ogontz Ave / E Washington Ln neighborhood spend
between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working
residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (58.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (29.0%) and 6.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.