Mechanicsburg, PA (Shepherdstown)




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About Mechanicsburg, PA (Shepherdstown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Shepherdstown median real estate price is $275,943, which is more expensive than 83.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 66.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Shepherdstown is currently $1,356, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Shepherdstown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Shepherdstown real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Shepherdstown neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Shepherdstown are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 77.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Shepherdstown is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Shepherdstown neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Shepherdstown neighborhood may actually hold the key. 71.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Shepherdstown is among the best neighborhoods for families in Pennsylvania. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Pennsylvania. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Shepherdstown neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Shepherdstown neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.7% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Shepherdstown neighborhood has more Welsh and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 46.4% have German ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 94.1% of commuters who live in the Shepherdstown neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Shepherdstown neighborhood in Mechanicsburg are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Shepherdstown neighborhood, 54.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 17.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.1%), and 12.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Shepherdstown neighborhood in Mechanicsburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (46.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shepherdstown neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% 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 Shepherdstown neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Shepherdstown 0.101011101001110
Mechanicsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Shepherdstown 0.101011101001110
Mechanicsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Shepherdstown 0.101011101001110
Mechanicsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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
Shepherdstown El Sch
1849 S York St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-02
Kindergarten Center At Filbert St
505 S Filbert Street
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
KG-KG
Northside El Sch
411 N Walnut St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-05
Broad Street El Sch
200 S Broad St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-05
Mechanicsburg Ms
1750 South Market Street
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
06-08
Upper Allen El Sch
1790 S Market St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
03-05
Mechanicsburg Area Shs
500 S Broad St
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
09-12
Elmwood El Sch
100 E Elmwood Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
01-05

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