Hershey, PA (Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd)




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About Hershey, PA (Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd median real estate price is $323,774, which is more expensive than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 74.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd is currently $891, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Cocoa Ave / E Governor 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 1.1% have Croatian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood in Hershey 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 89.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania. If you are considering retiring to Pennsylvania, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


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 Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood in Hershey are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.3% 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 56.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood, 46.0% 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 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.9%), and 11.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood in Hershey, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

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 Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

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 (6.1%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd 0.101011101001110
Hershey 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd 0.101011101001110
Hershey 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Cocoa Ave / E Governor Rd 0.101011101001110
Hershey 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Hershey Ms
500 Homestead Rd
Hershey, PA, 17033
06-08
Hershey Intrmd El Sch
450 Homestead Rd
Hershey, PA, 17033
04-05
Hershey Early Childhood Ctr
450 Rear Homestead Road
Hershey, PA, 17033
KG-01
Hershey Primary El Sch
450 Homestead Rd
Hershey, PA, 17033
02-03
Hershey Hs
550 Homestead Rd
Hershey, PA, 17033
09-12

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