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About Center Valley, PA (Lanark)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lanark median real estate price is $279,255, which is more expensive than 85.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 68.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lanark is currently $1,310, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Lanark is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Center Valley, Pennsylvania.

Lanark real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lanark neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Lanark, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lanark is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Center Valley, the Lanark neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lanark neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 4.3% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Lanark is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Lanark neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Pennsylvania. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


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 Lanark neighborhood in Center Valley are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% 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 89.9% 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 Lanark neighborhood, 47.2% 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 20.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.2%), and 15.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Lanark neighborhood in Center Valley, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lanark neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (5.3%).

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 Lanark neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Lanark 0.101011101001110
Center Valley 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lanark 0.101011101001110
Center Valley 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Lanark 0.101011101001110
Center Valley 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of US school districts.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Southern Lehigh Shs
5800 Main St
Center Valley, PA, 18034
09-12
Lower Milford El Sch
7350 Elementary Rd
Coopersburg, PA, 18036
KG-03
Liberty Bell El Sch
960 W Oxford St
Coopersburg, PA, 18036
KG-03
Hopewell El Sch
4625 W Hopewell Rd
Center Valley, PA, 18034
KG-03
Southern Lehigh Ms
3715 Preston Lane
Center Valley, PA, 18034
07-08
Southern Lehigh Intermediate Sch
5438 Route 378
Bethlehem, PA, 18015
04-06

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