McKeesport, PA (City Center)




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About McKeesport, PA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of McKeesport is $37,829, which is less expensive than 98.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in McKeesport City Center is currently $876, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the City Center of McKeesport, PA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the City 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.

McKeesport City Center has a 16.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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

The McKeesport City Center neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. The McKeesport City Center neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (100.0%) than found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (40.8% ride the bus) than 99.7% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

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 McKeesport City Center neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the McKeesport City Center neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 51.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the McKeesport City Center neighborhood has more Hungarian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.9% have Slovak ancestry.

McKeesport City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

90.2% of the real estate in the McKeesport City Center neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.


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 neighborhood in McKeesport are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 100.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.9% 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 McKeesport City Center neighborhood, 54.7% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.4%).

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 City Center neighborhood in McKeesport, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (11.0%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.4%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the McKeesport City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.8% 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 McKeesport City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (40.8%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (40.3%) and 15.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the City Center neighborhood of McKeesport by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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City Center 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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MCKEESPORT AREA SD


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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
Francis Mcclure Primary Sch
502 Longvue Drive
White Oak, PA, 15131
KG-02
Twin Rivers Primary Sch
1600 Cornell Street
Mc Keesport, PA, 15132
KG-02
Francis Mcclure Intrmd Sch
500 Longvue Dr
Mc Keesport, PA, 15131
03-05
Founders Hall Middle Sch
3600 O'neil Boulevard
Mc Keesport, PA, 15132
06-08
Mckeesport Area Shs
1960 Eden Park Blvd
Mc Keesport, PA, 15132
09-12
Twin Rivers Intrmd Sch
1602 Cornell Street
Mc Keesport, PA, 15132
03-05

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