Kingston, PA (Borough Center)




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About Kingston, PA (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Kingston is $119,873, which is less expensive than 64.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 64.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Kingston Borough Center is currently $750, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Kingston Borough Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kingston, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the Borough Center of Kingston, PA 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 Borough Center 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.

Real estate vacancies in Kingston Borough Center are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 74.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Kingston Borough Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Kingston Borough Center neighborhood has more Welsh and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 3.1% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Kingston Borough Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Kingston Borough Center 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 86.8% 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.


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 Borough Center neighborhood in Kingston are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.2% 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 50.7% 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 Kingston Borough Center neighborhood, 30.6% 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 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.0%), and 19.2% 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 Borough Center neighborhood in Kingston, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (20.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (14.7%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (10.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Kingston Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.7%).

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 Kingston Borough Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (80.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.4%) and 8.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Kingston 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Kingston 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Kingston 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
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Better than of U.S. schools.

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WYOMING VALLEY WEST SD


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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Dana El Ctr
50 Dana Street
Forty Fort, PA, 18704
KG-05
Schuyler Avenue El Sch
715 Schuyler Avenue
Kingston, PA, 18704
KG-05
Third Avenue El Sch
Rear Third Ave & Davis St
Kingston, PA, 18704
KG-05
Wyoming Valley West Shs
150 Wadham Street
Plymouth, PA, 18651
09-12
Chester Street El Sch
110 East Chester Street
Kingston, PA, 18704
01-05
Wyoming Valley West Ms
201 Chester Street
Kingston, PA, 18704
06-08
State El Ctr
355 State Street
Larksville, PA, 18704
KG-05

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