Lock Haven, PA (City Center / Lock Haven U)




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About Lock Haven, PA (City Center / Lock Haven U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / Lock Haven U median real estate price is $122,143, which is less expensive than 63.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 63.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in City Center / Lock Haven U is currently $1,179, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

City Center / Lock Haven U is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.

City Center / Lock Haven U real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center / Lock Haven U 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in City Center / Lock Haven U. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 81.2% 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

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: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 41.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the City Center / Lock Haven U 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 1.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

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 City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.7% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood in Lock Haven are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.2% of U.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 City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood, 46.3% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.3%), and 12.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood in Lock Haven, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% 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 City Center / Lock Haven U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.9% 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 (9.3%) and 8.8% 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Pennsylvania 3.15
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Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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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
Central Mountain Hs
64 Keystone Central Dr
Mill Hall, PA, 17751
09-12
Bucktail Area Ms
1300 Bucktail Avenue
Renovo, PA, 17764
06-08
Central Mountain Ms
200 Ben Avenue
Mill Hall, PA, 17751
06-08
Mill Hall El Sch
210 Kyler Ave
Mill Hall, PA, 17751
KG-05
Woodward El Sch
35 King Street
Lock Haven, PA, 17745
KG-05
Dickey El Sch
South Fairview Street
Lock Haven, PA, 17745
KG-05
Bucktail Hs
1300 Bucktail Ave
Renovo, PA, 17764
09-12
Renovo El Sch
1301 Bucktail Ave
Renovo, PA, 17764
KG-05
Robb El Sch
400 East Church Street
Lock Haven, PA, 17745
KG-05
Liberty Curtin El Sch
11125 N Eagle Valley Rd
Blanchard, PA, 16826
KG-05

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