McKeesport, PA (Riverton)




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About McKeesport, PA (Riverton)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Riverton median real estate price is $86,690, which is less expensive than 82.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 82.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Riverton is currently $545, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 95.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Riverton is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

Riverton real estate 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 Riverton neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Riverton has a 13.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.3% 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

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 McKeesport, the Riverton neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Riverton neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 64.0% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.7% of the adult residents in the Riverton neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, one of the most interesting things about the Riverton neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.0% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Riverton neighborhood has more African and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.4% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 1.7% have Slovak ancestry.

Riverton is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Riverton neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 35.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the Riverton neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 14.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!


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 Riverton 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 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 64.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.5% 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 Riverton neighborhood, 39.7% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (27.7%), and 3.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 Riverton neighborhood in McKeesport, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (10.5%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (7.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Riverton neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.6% of households. Some people also speak Vietnamese (7.1%).

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 Riverton neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (56.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (21.6%) and 14.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Riverton 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Riverton 0.101011101001110
McKeesport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Riverton 0.101011101001110
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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