Harrisburg, PA (State St / Apricot St)




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About Harrisburg, PA (State St / Apricot St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

State St / Apricot St median real estate price is $62,002, which is less expensive than 93.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 93.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in State St / Apricot St is currently $955, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

State St / Apricot St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

State St / Apricot St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 State St / Apricot St 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 State St / Apricot St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.5% 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: 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 State St / Apricot St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 63.4% 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 0.7% 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, being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the State St / Apricot St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 33.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the State St / Apricot St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Also of note, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The State St / Apricot St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 72.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the State St / Apricot St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.7% of the adult residents in the State St / Apricot St neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.1%) living in the State St / Apricot St neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the State St / Apricot St neighborhood has more African and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.5% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 4.9% have Haitian ancestry.

State St / Apricot St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 State St / Apricot St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 27.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 State St / Apricot St neighborhood in Harrisburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 56.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.9% 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 State St / Apricot St neighborhood, 33.8% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.3%), and 10.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 State St / Apricot St neighborhood in Harrisburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (15.9%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (4.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 13.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the State St / Apricot St neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 State St / Apricot St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (51.5%) 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 (25.1%) and 10.9% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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State St / Apricot St 0.101011101001110
Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
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State St / Apricot St 0.101011101001110
Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of PA school districts.

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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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