Ligonier, PA (Laurel Mountain Park)




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About Ligonier, PA (Laurel Mountain Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Laurel Mountain Park median real estate price is $180,603, which is more expensive than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 48.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Laurel Mountain Park is currently $697, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Laurel Mountain Park is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.

Laurel Mountain Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.0% in Laurel Mountain Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.8% 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 Ligonier, the Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood has more Austrian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 3.1% have Slovak ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the notable things about Laurel Mountain Park is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Pennsylvania.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood in Ligonier are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.5% 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 85.3% 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 Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood, 35.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.8%), and 18.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood in Ligonier, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (32.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

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 Laurel Mountain Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.0%) 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 (8.9%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Laurel Mountain Park 0.101011101001110
Ligonier 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Laurel Mountain Park 0.101011101001110
Ligonier 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Laurel Mountain Park 0.101011101001110
Ligonier 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LIGONIER VALLEY SD


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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
Mellon El Sch
559 Bell Street
Ligonier, PA, 15658
KG-05
Laurel Valley El Sch
137 Education Lane
New Florence, PA, 15944
KG-05
Ligonier Valley Ms
536 Bell Street
Ligonier, PA, 15658
06-08
Ligonier Valley Hs
40 Springer Rd
Ligonier, PA, 15658
PK-12

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