Harrisburg, PA (Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd)






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About Harrisburg, PA (Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd median real estate price is $214,713, which is more expensive than 70.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 53.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd is currently $1,584, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd 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.

In Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Harrisburg, the Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood in Harrisburg is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in PA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 85.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania. If you are considering retiring to Pennsylvania, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood has more Eastern European and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 2.6% have Welsh ancestry.

Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.


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 Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood in Harrisburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America'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 Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood, 54.9% 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 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.0%), and 13.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood in Harrisburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% 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 Widener U-Harrisburg Campus / Linglestown Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.0%) 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 (11.1%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

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Pennsylvania 3.16

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Harrisburg 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Thomas W Holtzman Jr Elementary School
1910 Linglestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17110
03-05
Susquehanna Twp Middle School
801 Wood St
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
06-08
Susquehanna Twp High School
3500 Elmerton Ave
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
09-12
Sara Lindemuth Elementary School
1201 N Progress Ave
Harrisburg, PA, 17109
KG-02

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