Philadelphia, PA (E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave)




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About Philadelphia, PA (E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave median real estate price is $46,442, which is less expensive than 96.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave is currently $806, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes 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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave 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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.7% 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 Philadelphia, the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 86.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,808 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, 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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 59.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 17.5% have Dominican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 97.4% of the adult residents in the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood has more single mother households than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

Also, the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 96.7% of all American 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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 24.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% 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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 59.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.0% of U.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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood, 44.3% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.6%), and 9.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (33.6%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (17.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (2.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.6%), among others. In addition, 22.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 49.8% of households. Some people also speak English (49.1%).

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 E Allegheny Ave / Kensington Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (38.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (30.1%) and 9.4% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. 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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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 32 Condition Alerts found.

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PHILADELPHIA CITY 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

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MEMPHIS STREET ACADEMY CS @ JP JONES


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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
Memphis Street Academy Cs @ Jp Jones
2950 Memphis Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19134
05-08

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JOHN B STETSON CHARTER SCHOOL


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
John B. Stetson Charter School
3200 B Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19134
05-08

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