Allentown, PA (N 6th St / W Chew St)




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About Allentown, PA (N 6th St / W Chew St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N 6th St / W Chew St median real estate price is $75,840, which is less expensive than 88.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 88.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N 6th St / W Chew St is currently $837, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

N 6th St / W Chew St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

N 6th St / W Chew St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the N 6th St / W Chew 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in N 6th St / W Chew St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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

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 Allentown, the N 6th St / W Chew 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 N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 12.5% have Dominican ancestry.

N 6th St / W Chew St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 62.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood about it; they already know. 31.2% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.6% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.6% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,691 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

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 N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 41.4% 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 1.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 65.5% of the residential real estate in the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood. In the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 24.3% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 43.3% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 97.8% of American neighborhoods.


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 N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood in Allentown are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.3% 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 N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood, 43.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.9%), and 10.4% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood in Allentown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (47.9%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report German roots (5.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.0%), along with some South American ancestry residents (2.4%), among others. In addition, 19.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 N 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 62.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.

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 6th St / W Chew St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (57.9%) 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 (24.3%) and 9.0% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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N 6th St / W Chew St 0.101011101001110
Allentown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Allentown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Allentown 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 17 Condition Alerts found.

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ALLENTOWN CITY SD


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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HUNTINGDON AREA SD


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Southside El Sch
10906 Station Road
Huntingdon, PA, 16652
KG-05
Huntingdon Area Shs
2400 Cassady Ave Ste 1
Huntingdon, PA, 16652
09-12
Huntingdon Area Ms
2500 Cassady Ave
Huntingdon, PA, 16652
06-08
Standing Stone El Sch
10 29 Th Street
Huntingdon, PA, 16652
KG-05

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