Indiana, PA (Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St)




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About Indiana, PA (Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St is currently $1,290, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Indiana, Pennsylvania.

Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 31.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.0% 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: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, an extraordinary 97.1% of the residents of the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood. In the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 100.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 53.6% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.6% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

99.5% of the real estate in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 31.9%, which is higher than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 71.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood has more Slovak and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 29.9% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 60.4% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood in Indiana are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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

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 Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood, 56.3% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (10.5%), and 8.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood in Indiana, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (29.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (21.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.3%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Indiana U of Pennsylvania-Main Campus / Maple St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (53.6%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (44.3%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Indiana 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ben Franklin El Sch
95 Ben Franklin Rd
Indiana, PA, 15701
PK-03
Indiana Area Jhs
245 N 5 Th St
Indiana, PA, 15701
06-08
East Pike El Sch
501 E Pike
Indiana, PA, 15701
PK-03
Eisenhower El Sch
1460 School St
Indiana, PA, 15701
04-05
Horace Mann El Sch
205 S 5 Th St
Indiana, PA, 15701
04-05
Indiana Area Shs
450 N 5 Th St
Indiana, PA, 15701
09-12

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