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About Gettysburg, PA (Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave median real estate price is $238,387, which is more expensive than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 60.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave is currently $879, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.7% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.7% in Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.5% 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 Gettysburg, the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 60.2% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood. In the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 69.4% of the residents of the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 77.3% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood has more Hungarian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 4.2% have Russian ancestry.

Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

86.3% of the real estate in the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.


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 Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood in Gettysburg are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 29.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.7% of U.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 Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood, 39.7% 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 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.3%), and 8.5% 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 Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood in Gettysburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (18.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).

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 Gettysburg College / E Lincoln Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (77.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.2%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (34.8%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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

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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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Pennsylvania 3.15

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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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Franklin Twp Elementary School
870 Old Route 30
Cashtown, PA, 17310
KG-05
Gettysburg Area High School
1130 Old Harrisburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA, 17325
09-12
James Gettys Elementary School
898 Biglerville Rd
Gettysburg, PA, 17325
KG-05
Lincoln Elementary School
98 Lefever Street
Gettysburg, PA, 17325
KG-05
Gettysburg Area Middle School
37 Lefever St
Gettysburg, PA, 17325
06-08

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