Erie, PA (Peninsula Dr / W 6th St)




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About Erie, PA (Peninsula Dr / W 6th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Peninsula Dr / W 6th St median real estate price is $124,017, which is more expensive than 38.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 30.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Peninsula Dr / W 6th St is currently $819, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Peninsula Dr / W 6th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Peninsula Dr / W 6th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Peninsula Dr / W 6th St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Erie, the Peninsula Dr / W 6th St 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 Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood has more Finnish and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 2.5% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Pennsylvania, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Peninsula Dr / W 6th St may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.7% of neighborhoods in PA. If a Pennsylvania retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


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 Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood in Erie are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 64.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 27.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.9% 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 Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood, 31.1% 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 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.5%), and 21.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood in Erie, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.9%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (19.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households.

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 Peninsula Dr / W 6th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.4%) 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Erie 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Peninsula Dr / W 6th St 0.101011101001110
Erie 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Peninsula Dr / W 6th St 0.101011101001110
Erie 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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ERIE CITY 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

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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
Walnut Creek Ms
5901 Sterrettania Rd
Fairview, PA, 16415
06-08
Tracy El Sch
2624 W 6 Th St
Erie, PA, 16505
KG-05
Belle Valley El Sch
5300 Henderson Rd
Erie, PA, 16509
KG-05
Westlake Ms
4330 W Lake Rd
Erie, PA, 16505
06-08
Chestnut Hill El Sch
1001 W 54 Th St
Erie, PA, 16509
KG-05
James S Wilson Ms
901 W 54 St
Erie, PA, 16509
06-08
Mcdowell Hs
3580 West 38 Th St
Erie, PA, 16506
PK-12
Asbury El Sch
5875 Sterrettania Rd
Fairview, PA, 16415
KG-05
Grandview El Sch
4301 Lancaster Rd
Erie, PA, 16506
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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