Philadelphia, PA (S Broad St / Washington Ave)




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About Philadelphia, PA (S Broad St / Washington Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Broad St / Washington Ave median real estate price is $326,559, which is more expensive than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 73.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Broad St / Washington Ave is currently $1,132, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

S Broad St / Washington Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

S Broad St / Washington Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 S Broad St / Washington 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.

S Broad St / Washington Ave has a 15.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 75.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 15.4% of residents in the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, more people in S Broad St / Washington Ave choose to walk to work each day (22.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (23.7% ride the bus) than 97.9% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.7% have Austrian ancestry.

S Broad St / Washington Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% 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 S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 53.9% 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 1.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,810 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

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 S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 69.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 38.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.4% of residents living with a same sex partner, S Broad St / Washington Ave is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.7% of college-friendly places to live in PA. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.5% 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 S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood, 47.2% 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 36.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.2%), and 7.6% 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 S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.0%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (12.0%), along with some German ancestry residents (10.2%), among others. In addition, 23.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Italian.

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 S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (23.7%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (22.5%) and 21.9% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the S Broad St / Washington Ave neighborhood of Philadelphia by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

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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S Broad St / Washington Ave 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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