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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Hazleton North median real estate price is $155,284, which is less expensive than 77.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 83.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Hazleton North is currently $1,918, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Hazleton North is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

Hazleton North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hazleton North neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Hazleton North has a 10.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 61.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Hazleton, the Hazleton North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Hazleton North (29.3%) than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Hazleton North neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 48.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.5% of American neighborhoods.

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 Hazleton North neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.3% 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 4.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Hazleton North neighborhood has more Dominican and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 49.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 7.1% have Slovak ancestry.

Hazleton North is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Hazleton North neighborhood in Hazleton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Hazleton North neighborhood, 48.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.8%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Hazleton North neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 55.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Italian and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Hazleton North neighborhood in Hazleton, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (49.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.2%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Slovak ancestry (7.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 40.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Hazleton North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.1%) 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 (29.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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