Philadelphia, PA (Crescentville)




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About Philadelphia, PA (Crescentville)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crescentville median real estate price is $119,014, which is less expensive than 65.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 65.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Crescentville is currently $987, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Crescentville is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Crescentville 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Crescentville neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Crescentville are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 67.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Crescentville 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

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: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Crescentville 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, 74.3% 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 Crescentville neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,627 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Crescentville neighborhood has more Haitian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 7.9% have Jamaican ancestry.

Crescentville is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (20.8% ride the bus) than 97.2% 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: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Crescentville neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.


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 Crescentville neighborhood in Philadelphia are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.4% 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 Crescentville neighborhood, 33.9% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 28.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.4%), and 15.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Crescentville neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (12.2%). There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (7.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 19.7% 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 Crescentville neighborhood is English, spoken by 62.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese, French and Chinese.

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 Crescentville neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (51.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (20.8%) and 9.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crescentville 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crescentville 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Crescentville 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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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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