Effort, PA (Town Center)




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About Effort, PA (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Effort is $198,496, which is more expensive than 65.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 50.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Effort Town Center is currently $1,096, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

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

Real estate in the Town Center of Effort, PA 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 Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.6% in Effort Town Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Effort Town Center neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 30.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Effort Town Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 17.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Effort Town Center neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.4% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Effort Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Effort Town Center 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 7.0% 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.


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 Town Center neighborhood in Effort are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 84.9% 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 Effort Town Center neighborhood, 32.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.7%), and 14.9% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Effort, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.0%), and residents who report German roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (9.0%), among others. In addition, 15.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Effort Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).

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 Effort Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (17.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (89.9%) 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 (5.8%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Effort 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Pennsylvania 18.13
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Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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PLEASANT VALLEY SD


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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
Pleasant Valley El Sch
476 Polk Township Road
Kunkletown, PA, 18058
KG-03
Polk El Sch
630 Interchange Road
Kresgeville, PA, 18333
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Pleasant Valley Hs
1671 Route 209
Brodheadsville, PA, 18322
09-12
Pleasant Valley Ms
2233 Route 115
Brodheadsville, PA, 18322
07-08
Pleasant Valley Intrmd Sch
477 Polk Township Road
Kunkletown, PA, 18058
04-06

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