Grove City, PA (Borough Center / Grove City College)




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About Grove City, PA (Borough Center / Grove City College)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Borough Center / Grove City College median real estate price is $128,506, which is less expensive than 60.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 60.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Borough Center / Grove City College is currently $840, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Borough Center / Grove City College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Borough Center / Grove City College real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Borough Center / Grove City College 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.

Real estate vacancies in Borough Center / Grove City College are 7.2%, which is lower than one will find in 61.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Borough Center / Grove City College 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

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 Grove City, the Borough Center / Grove City College 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 Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood has more Scottish and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 5.8% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 48.0% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Borough Center / Grove City College 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 1.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Borough Center / Grove City College choose to walk to work each day (23.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 68.0% 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 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood in Grove City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% 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 76.7% 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 Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood, 36.4% 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 33.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.7%), and 14.0% 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 Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood in Grove City, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% 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 Borough Center / Grove City College neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (68.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (23.7%) . 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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Borough Center / Grove City College 0.101011101001110
Grove City 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center / Grove City College 0.101011101001110
Grove City 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Borough Center / Grove City College 0.101011101001110
Grove City 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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
Highland El Sch
611 Highland Ave
Grove City, PA, 16127
KG-01
George Jr Republic Hs
233 George Junior Rd
Grove City, PA, 16127
09-12
Hillview El Sch
482 E Main Street Ext
Grove City, PA, 16127
02-05
Grove City Area Ms
100 Middle School Drive
Grove City, PA, 16127
06-08
George Jr Republic Ms
233 George Junior Rd
Grove City, PA, 16127
05-08
Grove City Area Hs
511 Highland Ave
Grove City, PA, 16127
09-12

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