Brookhaven, PA (Powell Rd / Elson Rd)




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About Brookhaven, PA (Powell Rd / Elson Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Powell Rd / Elson Rd median real estate price is $96,371, which is less expensive than 76.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 76.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Powell Rd / Elson Rd is currently $1,173, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Powell Rd / Elson Rd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania.

Powell Rd / Elson Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes 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 Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Powell Rd / Elson Rd has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.4% 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: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Powell Rd / Elson Rd 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, 81.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 2.3% have Native American ancestry.

Powell Rd / Elson Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% 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 Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood in Brookhaven are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 34.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.5% 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 Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood, 39.9% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.9%), and 18.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood in Brookhaven, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (24.8%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report German roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.5%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

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 Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.

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 Powell Rd / Elson Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (13.3%) and 5.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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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Powell Rd / Elson Rd 0.101011101001110
Brookhaven 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Brookhaven 0.101011101001110
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Powell Rd / Elson Rd 0.101011101001110
Brookhaven 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Stetser El Sch
808 E 17 Th St
Chester, PA, 19013
PK-06
Main Street Sch
704 Main St
Upland, PA, 19015
PK-05
Chester Upland Sch Of Arts
501 West 9 Th St
Chester, PA, 19013
PK-05
Stem At Showalter
1100 West 10 Th Street
Chester, PA, 19013
07-12
Toby Farms Intermediate School
201 Bridgewater Road
Chester Twp, PA, 19045
04-08
Chester Hs
232 West 9 Th St
Chester, PA, 19013
09-12

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