New Castle, PA (S Ray St / Countyline St)




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About New Castle, PA (S Ray St / Countyline St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Ray St / Countyline St median real estate price is $29,405, which is less expensive than 99.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in S Ray St / Countyline St is currently $1,094, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

S Ray St / Countyline St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Castle, Pennsylvania.

S Ray St / Countyline St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the S Ray St / Countyline 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 S Ray St / Countyline St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.6% 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

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: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 60.6% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.9% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 18.0% of the people in the S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the S Ray St / Countyline St (22.3%) than in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.8%, which is higher than 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 83.1% of the residential real estate in the S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


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 S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood in New Castle are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 87.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 40.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 83.3% 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 S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood, 60.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 15.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (14.6%), and 9.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood in New Castle, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (17.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.1%), and residents who report German roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.5%).

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 S Ray St / Countyline St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.5%) 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 (22.3%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF New Castle, PA (S Ray St / Countyline St) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
S Ray St / Countyline St 0.101011101001110
New Castle 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S Ray St / Countyline St 0.101011101001110
New Castle 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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S Ray St / Countyline St 0.101011101001110
New Castle 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

NEW CASTLE AREA SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Harry W Lockley Early Learning Center School
900 East Main St.
New Castle, PA, 16101
KG-02
New Castle Junior High School
310 E Lincoln Ave
New Castle, PA, 16101
07-08
New Castle High School
300 E Lincoln Ave
New Castle, PA, 16101
09-12
Croton Pre-Kdg Ctr School
420 Fern St
New Castle, PA, 16101
PK-PK
Washington Intrmd School
101 East Euclid Avenue
New Castle, PA, 16105
03-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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