Bloomsburg, PA (Light Street)




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About Bloomsburg, PA (Light Street)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Light Street median real estate price is $206,037, which is more expensive than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 54.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Light Street is currently $1,371, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Light Street is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

Light Street real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Light Street neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Light Street are 5.0%, which is lower than one will find in 76.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Light Street 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

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: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Light Street neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Light Street 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 86.9% 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. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.


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 Light Street neighborhood in Bloomsburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% 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 87.2% 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 Light Street neighborhood, 43.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.0%), and 18.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Light Street neighborhood in Bloomsburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (37.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Light Street neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.5% 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 Light Street neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.2%) 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 6.4% 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Light Street 0.101011101001110
Bloomsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Light Street 0.101011101001110
Bloomsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Bloomsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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CENTRAL COLUMBIA SD


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Central Columbia Ms
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
05-08
Central Columbia Shs
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
09-12
Central Columbia El Sch
4777 Old Berwick Rd
Bloomsburg, PA, 17815
KG-04

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