Philadelphia, PA (Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln)




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About Philadelphia, PA (Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln median real estate price is $98,475, which is less expensive than 75.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 75.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln is currently $692, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 80.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 22.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 88.1% 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

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

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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood could be your paradise. With 40.3% 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 1.9% 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,620 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.3% of residents in the Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.7%) living in the Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood has more Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln 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 89.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 26.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.5% 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood, 33.6% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (25.5%), and 14.6% 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 Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (17.7%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Germantown Ave / W Queen Ln neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (61.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (17.4%) and 9.4% 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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. 10 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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