Chicora, PA (Boydstown / North Oakland)




THIS IS A LIMITED PREVIEW OF THE

Boydstown / North Oakland

NEIGHBORHOOD REPORT
Unlock report

Have an Account? Log In

Need More? See Subscription plans

View a sample Pro Report

Have an Account? Log In

Need More? See Subscription plans


640 Vital Statistics. 33 Condition Alerts found.

Real Estate alerts

Real Estate


44

Statistics

alerts 5 Alerts

Found
Demographics alerts

Demographics


136

Statistics

alerts 0 Alerts

Found
Crimes alerts

Crimes


67

Statistics

alerts 6 Alerts

Found
Schools alerts

Schools


65

Statistics

alerts 3 Alerts

Found

328

Statistics

alerts 19 Alerts

Found


About Chicora, PA (Boydstown / North Oakland)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Boydstown / North Oakland median real estate price is $178,790, which is more expensive than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 47.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Boydstown / North Oakland is currently $753, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Boydstown / North Oakland is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicora, Pennsylvania.

Boydstown / North Oakland 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 Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Boydstown / North Oakland are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Boydstown / North Oakland 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 44.6% have German ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood, 0.2% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 28.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the notable things about Boydstown / North Oakland 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.

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 Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.4% 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.


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 Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood in Chicora 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, 3.9% 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 80.7% 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 Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood, 38.6% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.7%), and 16.0% 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 Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood in Chicora, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (44.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.4%), and residents who report Scots-Irish roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% 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 Boydstown / North Oakland neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (93.0%) 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
Locked

Median Real Estate Taxes:
Locked ( effective rate)

Neighborhood Home Prices

Nhoodhomepriceslocked
Nhoodhomepricesplot

years of average rent needed to buy average home in this neighborhood
years and months

Average Market Rent

 

Average Market Rent:
/ per month

MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

Nhoodmonthlyrentlocked
Nhoodhomepricesplot

Setting

 
Nhoodsettinglocked

Neighborhood Look and Feel

Nhooddensitylocked

Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Chicora, PA (Boydstown / North Oakland) HOMES

Nhoodageofhomeslocked

TYPE OF Chicora, PA (Boydstown / North Oakland) HOMES

Nhoodtypeofhomeslocked

SIZE OF Chicora, PA (Boydstown / North Oakland) HOMES

Nhoodhomesizelocked

SIZE OF Chicora, PA (Boydstown / North Oakland) HOMES

Nhoodspecialhomeslocked

homeownership

 
Nhoodonwershiplocked

Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Lifestyle

 
Nhoodlifestylelocked

Special character

 
Nhoodspecialcharacterlocked

Age / Marital Status

 

Age

Nhoodagelocked

Marital Status

Nhoodmaritallocked

Gender Ratio

Nhoodgenderlocked

Military & College Status

 
Nhoodcollegelocked

Household Types

 

One person households

Nhoodhouseholdtypes2

Same Sex Partners

Nhoodhouseholdtypes1

Married Couple with Child

Nhoodhouseholdtypes1

Single Parent with Child

Nhoodhouseholdtypes2

Employment Industries in Boydstown / North Oakland

 
Nhoodindustrieslocked

Commute to work

 

Average One-way Commute Time

Nhoodcommutedlocked

Means Of Transport

Nhoodtransportlocked

Vehicles Per Household

Nhoodvehicleslocked

Migration & Mobility

 
Nhoodmigrationlocked

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Nhoodracelocked

Occupations

 
Nhoodoccupationlocked

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

Nhoodancestrylocked

Languages Spoken (top 20)

Nhoodlanguageslocked

Unemployment Rate

 
Nhoodunemploymentlocked

Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

Nhoodcapitaincomelocked

Median Household Income

Nhoodhouseholdincomelocked

Education

 

Percent with College Degree

Nhoodcollegedegreelocked

Percent with Advanced Degree

Nhoodadvanceddegreelocked

income & education

 
Nhooddemoplotlocked

Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

Murder
Index
Rape
Index
Robbery
Index
Assault
Index

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Boydstown / North Oakland 0.101011101001110
Chicora 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

in Boydstown / North Oakland

1 in

in Chicora

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Chicora VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population:
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
Index
Theft
Index
Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Boydstown / North Oakland 0.101011101001110
Chicora 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

in Boydstown / North Oakland

1 in

in Chicora

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Chicora Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

United States Property CRIMES

Population:
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total
Rate per 1,000

Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Boydstown / North Oakland 0.101011101001110
Chicora 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood *

Locked

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BUTLER AREA SD


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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
Butler Middle School
225 East North Street
Butler, PA, 16001
05-06
Butler Area Senior High School
120 Campus Lane
Butler, PA, 16001
10-12
Center Avenue School
102 Center Avenue
Butler, PA, 16001
KG-06
Butler Area Ihs School
551 Fairground Hill Road
Butler, PA, 16001
07-09
Summit Elementary School
351 Brinker Road
Butler, PA, 16002
KG-04
Center Twp School
950 Mercer Road
Butler, PA, 16001
KG-04
Northwest Elementary School
124 Staley Avenue
Butler, PA, 16001
KG-04
Mcquistion Elementary School
210 Mechling Drive
Butler, PA, 16001
KG-04
Emily Brittain Elementary School
338 North Washington Street
Butler, PA, 16001
KG-04
Connoquenessing Elementary School
102 Connoquenessing Sch Rd
Renfrew, PA, 16053
KG-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

comparable neighborhoods nearby Icon info alt