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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Hazleton Southeast median real estate price is $183,242, which is more expensive than 30.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 22.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hazleton Southeast is currently $1,529, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Hazleton Southeast is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

Hazleton Southeast real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hazleton Southeast 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 8.9% in Hazleton Southeast. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.9% 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 Hazleton, the Hazleton Southeast neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Hazleton Southeast 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 64.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.9% 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 Southeast neighborhood could be your paradise. With 50.1% 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 1.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Hazleton Southeast neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.6% of the neighborhoods in PA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Diversity

Did you know that the Hazleton Southeast neighborhood has more Dominican and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 37.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 2.4% have Slovak ancestry.

Hazleton Southeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek 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 Southeast neighborhood in Hazleton are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Hazleton Southeast neighborhood, 64.6% 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 17.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (8.8%), and 7.1% 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 Southeast neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 58.6% 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 Southeast neighborhood in Hazleton, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (37.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.3%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 40.2% 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 Southeast neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (70.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.7%) 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 (18.2%) and 6.8% 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.


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