Philadelphia, PA (Fairmount Ave / Francis St)








About Philadelphia, PA (Fairmount Ave / Francis St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fairmount Ave / Francis St median real estate price is $484,703, which is more expensive than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 81.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fairmount Ave / Francis St is currently $2,008, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

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

Fairmount Ave / Francis St 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 Fairmount Ave / Francis 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 2000 and the present.

Fairmount Ave / Francis St has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.9% 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

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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St 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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St 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, 55.6% 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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,610 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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 22.8% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.4% of residents in the Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Finally, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (14.7% ride the bus) than 95.2% 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: Occupations

The Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 67.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.6% have Ukrainian ancestry.


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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood in Philadelphia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood, 67.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 13.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.1%), and 6.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.1%).

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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

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 Fairmount Ave / Francis St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (46.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (22.8%) and 14.7% 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

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bache-Martin School
2201 Brown St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
PK-08
Constitution High School
18 S 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
09-12
Fitler Academics Plus School
140 W Seymour St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
KG-08
Franklin Benjamin High School
550 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
09-12
Waring Laura W School
1801 Green St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
PK-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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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