McKeesport, PA (Patterson St / Garbett St)




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About McKeesport, PA (Patterson St / Garbett St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Patterson St / Garbett St median real estate price is $36,180, which is less expensive than 98.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Patterson St / Garbett St is currently $1,648, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Patterson St / Garbett St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

Patterson St / Garbett St real estate 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 Patterson St / Garbett St 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 Patterson St / Garbett St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.6% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 4.8% have Hungarian ancestry.

Patterson St / Garbett St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood has more single mother households than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.


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 Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood in McKeesport are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 31.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.2% of U.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 Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood, 29.8% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.0%), and 17.3% in executive, management, and professional 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 Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood in McKeesport, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Polish roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (9.1%), along with some Slovak ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).

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 Patterson St / Garbett St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (69.5%) 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 (15.8%) and 7.8% of residents also ride the bus 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

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics 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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Patterson St / Garbett St 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Patterson St / Garbett St 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Patterson St / Garbett St 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 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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