Millersville, PA (Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way)




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About Millersville, PA (Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way median real estate price is $182,014, which is more expensive than 62.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 48.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way is currently $1,080, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Millersville, Pennsylvania.

Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way 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 Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way 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

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

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

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way 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 0.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Also, an extraordinary 33.7% of the residents of the Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood has more Swiss and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 45.2% have German ancestry.

Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% 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 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood could be your paradise. With 38.3% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.


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 Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood in Millersville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.1% 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

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 Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood, 35.2% 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 32.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 15.3% 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 Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood in Millersville, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (45.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report English roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households.

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 Shenk Ave / Murrycross Way neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (84.1%) 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 (11.0%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Millersville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Millersville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Central Manor El Sch
3717 Blue Rock Rd
Washington Boro, PA, 17582
KG-06
Marticville Ms
356 Frogtown Rd
Pequea, PA, 17565
07-08
Hambright El Sch
3000 Charlestown Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17603
KG-06
Letort El Sch
561 Letort Rd
Washington Boro, PA, 17582
KG-06
Martic El Sch
266 Martic Heights Dr
Holtwood, PA, 17532
KG-06
Eshleman El Sch
545 Leaman Ave
Millersville, PA, 17551
KG-06
Penn Manor Hs
East Cottage Avenue
Millersville, PA, 17551
09-12
Pequea El Sch
802 Millwood Rd
Willow Street, PA, 17584
KG-06
Manor Middle School
2950 Charlestown Rd
Lancaster, PA, 17603
07-08
Conestoga El Sch
100 Hill St
Conestoga, PA, 17516
KG-06

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