Bangor, PA (Martins Creek)




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About Bangor, PA (Martins Creek)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Martins Creek median real estate price is $217,374, which is more expensive than 73.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 57.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Martins Creek is currently $982, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Martins Creek is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bangor, Pennsylvania.

Martins Creek real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Martins Creek neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Martins Creek are 7.2%, which is lower than one will find in 62.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Martins Creek 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Martins Creek neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Martins Creek community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the notable things about Martins Creek is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, real estate in the Martins Creek neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Martins Creek neighborhood has more Hungarian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 7.0% have Dutch ancestry.

Martins Creek is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Martins Creek neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of all 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 Martins Creek neighborhood in Bangor are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America'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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Martins Creek neighborhood, 32.7% 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 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.8%), and 14.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Martins Creek neighborhood in Bangor, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Martins Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% 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 Martins Creek neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (89.1%) 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 (9.4%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Martins Creek 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Martins Creek 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Martins Creek 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

EASTON 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
Easton Area Ms Campus Grades 7 8
1010 Echo Trl
Easton, PA, 18040
07-08
Easton Area Hs
2601 William Penn Hwy
Easton, PA, 18045
09-12
Palmer El Sch
3050 Green Pond Rd
Easton, PA, 18045
KG-04
Forks El Sch
1709 Richmond Rd
Easton, PA, 18040
KG-04
March El Sch
429 Reeder St
Easton, PA, 18042
KG-04
Cheston El Sch
723 Coal St
Easton, PA, 18042
KG-04
Tracy El Sch
1243 Tatamy Rd
Easton, PA, 18045
KG-04
Paxinosa El Sch
1221 Northampton St
Easton, PA, 18042
KG-04
Shawnee El Sch
1315 Echo Trail
Easton, PA, 18040
KG-04
Easton Area Ms Campus Grades 5 6
990 Echo Trail
Easton, PA, 18040
05-06

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BANGOR AREA SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Washington El Sch
381 Washington Blvd
Bangor, PA, 18013
KG-04
Defranco El Sch
267 Five Points Richmond Rd
Bangor, PA, 18013
05-06
Bangor Area Hs
187 Five Points Richmond Rd
Bangor, PA, 18013
09-12
Five Points El Sch
363 Five Points Richmond Rd
Bangor, PA, 18013
KG-04
Bangor Area Ms
401 Five Points Richmond Rd
Bangor, PA, 18013
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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