Easton, PA (City Center)




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About Easton, PA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Easton is $100,053, which is less expensive than 74.7% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 74.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Easton City Center is currently $1,007, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Easton City Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Easton, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the City Center of Easton, PA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Easton City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: People

Of particular note, 16.1% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Easton City Center neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 5.9% have South American ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Easton City Center neighborhood could be your paradise. With 41.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Easton City Center neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 82.6% of the residential real estate in the Easton City Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

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. In the Easton City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Easton City Center neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 22.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 City Center neighborhood in Easton are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.6% 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 Easton City Center neighborhood, 34.3% 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 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.9%), and 16.5% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 City Center neighborhood in Easton, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (16.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (10.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 15.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Easton City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (24.9%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Easton City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (65.0%) 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 (14.9%) and 7.5% 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

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Easton 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Easton 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Easton 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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EASTON AREA SD


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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
Easton Area Ms Campus Grades 7 8
1010 Echo Trl
Easton, PA, 18040
07-08
Easton Area Hs
2601 William Penn Hwy
Easton, PA, 18045
09-12
Palmer El Sch
3050 Green Pond Rd
Easton, PA, 18045
KG-04
Forks El Sch
1709 Richmond Rd
Easton, PA, 18040
KG-04
March El Sch
429 Reeder St
Easton, PA, 18042
KG-04
Cheston El Sch
723 Coal St
Easton, PA, 18042
KG-04
Tracy El Sch
1243 Tatamy Rd
Easton, PA, 18045
KG-04
Paxinosa El Sch
1221 Northampton St
Easton, PA, 18042
KG-04
Shawnee El Sch
1315 Echo Trail
Easton, PA, 18040
KG-04
Easton Area Ms Campus Grades 5 6
990 Echo Trail
Easton, PA, 18040
05-06

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