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




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


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N 6th St / W Washington St median real estate price is $97,802, which is less expensive than 76.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 76.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N 6th St / W Washington St is currently $1,035, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

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

N 6th St / W Washington St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N 6th St / W Washington 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.

N 6th St / W Washington St has a 14.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 48.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 13.6% have Dominican ancestry.

N 6th St / W Washington St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 59.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 60.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 60.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood has more single mother households than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood is unique for having just 3.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 85.8% of the neighborhoods in PA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 22.7% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

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 N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood in Allentown are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 78.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.8% 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 N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood, 37.7% 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 33.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.7%), and 4.4% 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 Washington St neighborhood in Allentown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (48.3%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report German roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others. In addition, 12.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 59.1% of households. Some people also speak English (40.4%).

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 N 6th St / W Washington St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (62.7%) 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 (22.7%) and 7.3% 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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N 6th St / W Washington 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
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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ALLENTOWN CITY SD


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Better than of PA school districts.

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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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