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About Philadelphia, PA (Castor Ave / E Erie Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Castor Ave / E Erie Ave median real estate price is $102,434, which is less expensive than 73.7% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 73.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Castor Ave / E Erie Ave is currently $1,177, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

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

Castor Ave / E Erie 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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Castor Ave / E Erie Ave are 6.5%, which is lower than one will find in 65.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Castor Ave / E Erie Ave 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 Philadelphia, the Castor Ave / E Erie Ave 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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 55.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 3.5% have Dominican ancestry.

Castor Ave / E Erie Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Castor Ave / E Erie 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, 72.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.3% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,091 people per square mile living here. 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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.0% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 13.7% of the Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Castor Ave / E Erie 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 86.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.7% 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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood, 25.5% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (25.2%), and 24.0% 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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (55.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (4.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (3.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.

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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 48.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Vietnamese.

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 Castor Ave / E Erie Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (46.3%) 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 (14.9%) and 14.2% of residents also ride the bus 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

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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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

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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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Castor Ave / E Erie Ave 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Castor Ave / E Erie Ave 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Philadelphia 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. 14 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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PHILADELPHIA CITY SD


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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.

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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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