Found within zip codes: 18706
Popular real estate near Wilkes-Barre, PA (Lee Park)
Lee Park median real estate prices are $94,495, which is less expensive than 72.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 78.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Lee Park are currently $314, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 98.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Lee Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
Lee Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes 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 Lee Park 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 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Lee Park are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 68.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lee Park is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.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 Wilkes-Barre, the Lee Park 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 Lee Park neighborhood has more Welsh and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 2.9% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Lee Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors 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 Lee Park neighborhood in Wilkes-Barre are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 72.2% 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 Lee Park neighborhood, 31.2% 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 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.5%), and 17.2% 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 Lee Park neighborhood in Wilkes-Barre, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (20.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (11.1%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.4%) , along with some Welsh ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Lee Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% 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 Lee Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (84.4%) 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 (7.6%) and 5.9% 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$94,495|
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||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|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 Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy, Walkable and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 5 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some Black and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
LEE PARK EL SCH
99 LEE PARK AVE, HANOVER TOWNSHIP, PA 18706
HANOVER AREA MEMORIAL EL SCH
80 WEST SAINT MARYS RD, HANOVER TOWNSHIP, PA 18706
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
2,000 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||87.0||71.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||0.9||3.1|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.6||0.2|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||52.3||38.3|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||21.7|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||27.2|
|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
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Wilkes-Barre 1 in 195
in Pennsylvania 1 in 282
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Wilkes-Barre 1 in 28
in Pennsylvania 1 in 45
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