Real Estate Prices and Overview
Mahantongo St / S 15th St median real estate prices are $141,999, which is more expensive than 51.5% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 42.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Mahantongo St / S 15th St are currently
$690, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 67.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Mahantongo St / S 15th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
Mahantongo St / S 15th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Mahantongo St / S 15th 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.
Mahantongo St / S 15th St has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
68.6% 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 Pottsville,
the Mahantongo St / S 15th 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 Mahantongo St / S 15th St neighborhood has more
Lithuanian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.8% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Mahantongo St / S 15th St neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.7% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Pennsylvania.
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 Mahantongo St / S 15th St neighborhood in Pottsville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 71.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 23.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.3%
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 Mahantongo St / S 15th St neighborhood, 39.8%
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 20.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(20.0%), and 19.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Mahantongo St / S 15th St neighborhood in Pottsville, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(24.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.1%) , and residents who report Italian roots (11.0%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Mahantongo St / S 15th St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households.
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 Mahantongo St / S 15th St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.6% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (83.5%) 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 (8.1%) and 7.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.