Castle Shannon, PA (Library Rd / Hamilton Rd)




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About Castle Shannon, PA (Library Rd / Hamilton Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Library Rd / Hamilton Rd median real estate price is $128,018, which is more expensive than 39.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 31.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Library Rd / Hamilton Rd is currently $941, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Library Rd / Hamilton Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania.

Library Rd / Hamilton Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Library Rd / Hamilton Rd are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 70.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Library Rd / Hamilton Rd 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood has more Hungarian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 14.6% have Polish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.5% 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 Library Rd / Hamilton Rd 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 88.9% 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 families with school-aged children.


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 Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood in Castle Shannon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% 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 72.4% of America'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 Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood, 39.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 35.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.6%), and 11.5% 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 Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood in Castle Shannon, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.7%), and residents who report Polish roots (14.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% 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 Library Rd / Hamilton Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (69.0%) 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 (13.5%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Library Rd / Hamilton Rd 0.101011101001110
Castle Shannon 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Castle Shannon 0.101011101001110
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Castle Shannon 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

BETHEL PARK 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
Bethel Memorial El Sch
3301 S Park Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04
William Penn El Sch
110 Woodlet Ln
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04
Independence Ms
2807 Bethel Church Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
07-08
Bethel Park Hs
309 Church Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
09-12
Benjamin Franklin El Sch
5400 Florida Ave
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04
Neil Armstrong 5 6 Ms
5800 Murray Ave
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
05-06
Abraham Lincoln El Sch
1524 Hamilton Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15234
KG-04
George Washington El Sch
515 Clifton Rd
Bethel Park, PA, 15102
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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KEYSTONE OAKS SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

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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
Myrtle Ave Sch
3724 Myrtle Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15234
KG-05
Dormont El Sch
3200 Annapolis Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15216
KG-05
Keystone Oaks Ms
1002 Kelton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15216
06-08
Fred L Aiken El Sch
881 Greentree Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15220
KG-05
Keystone Oaks Hs
1000 Kelton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15216
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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