North Braddock, PA (Hawkins Ave / 4th St)




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About North Braddock, PA (Hawkins Ave / 4th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hawkins Ave / 4th St median real estate price is $32,312, which is less expensive than 98.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Hawkins Ave / 4th St is currently $617, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 90.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Hawkins Ave / 4th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in North Braddock, Pennsylvania.

Hawkins Ave / 4th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Hawkins Ave / 4th 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 Hawkins Ave / 4th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 30.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.3% 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

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 North Braddock, the Hawkins Ave / 4th St 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 Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood has more African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.3% of this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 28.1% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 32.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.9% 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 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 64.8% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood in North Braddock are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.6%), and 19.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood in North Braddock, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (28.1%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (23.3%), and residents who report German roots (6.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.2%), along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (2.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% 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 Hawkins Ave / 4th St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (62.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (35.6%) . 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.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hawkins Ave / 4th St 0.101011101001110
North Braddock 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Pennsylvania 18.13
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North Braddock 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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WOODLAND HILLS SD


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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
Woodland Hills Jhs
7600 Evans St
Pittsburgh, PA, 15218
07-08
Dickson El Sch
7301 Schoyer Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15218
KG-06
Woodland Hills Academy
126 Monroeville Ave
Turtle Creek, PA, 15145
KG-08
Edgewood El Sch
241 Maple Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15218
PK-06
Shaffer El Sch
37 Garden Terrace
Pittsburgh, PA, 15221
KG-06
Wilkins El Sch
362 Churchill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15235
KG-06
Woodland Hills Shs
2550 Greensburg Pike
Pittsburgh, PA, 15221
09-12
Fairless El Sch
531 Jones Ave
Braddock, PA, 15104
PK-06

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