Monroeville, PA (Monroe Heights)




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About Monroeville, PA (Monroe Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Monroe Heights median real estate price is $170,941, which is more expensive than 57.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 44.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Monroe Heights is currently $939, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Monroe Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.

Monroe Heights 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Monroe Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Monroe Heights are 6.8%, which is lower than one will find in 64.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Monroe Heights 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

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

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Monroe Heights neighborhood has more Slovak and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.2% have Croatian ancestry.

Monroe Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Monroe Heights neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 51.1% 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 97.4% of the 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 Monroe Heights neighborhood in Monroeville are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 10.0% 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 64.5% 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 Monroe Heights neighborhood, 35.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.8%), and 15.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Monroe Heights neighborhood in Monroeville, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 10.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Monroe Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.1% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (3.7%).

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 Monroe Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.7%) 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 (5.2%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Monroe Heights 0.101011101001110
Monroeville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Monroe Heights 0.101011101001110
Monroeville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Monroeville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Evergreen El Sch
3831 Evergreen Dr
Monroeville, PA, 15146
KG-04
University Park El Sch
320 Noel Dr
Monroeville, PA, 15146
KG-04
Gateway Ms
4450 Old William Penn Hwy
Monroeville, PA, 15146
07-08
Moss Side Ms
9000 Gateway Campus Blvd
Monroeville, PA, 15146
05-06
Ramsey El Sch
2200 Ramsey Rd
Monroeville, PA, 15146
KG-04
Dr Cleveland Steward Jr El Sch
5000 Gateway Campus Blvd
Monroeville, PA, 15146
KG-04
Gateway Shs
3000 Gateway Campus Blvd
Monroeville, PA, 15146
09-12

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