Philadelphia, PA (W Girard Ave / N 6th St)




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About Philadelphia, PA (W Girard Ave / N 6th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Girard Ave / N 6th St median real estate price is $187,978, which is less expensive than 51.9% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 51.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Girard Ave / N 6th St is currently $790, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

W Girard Ave / N 6th St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

W Girard Ave / N 6th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

W Girard Ave / N 6th St has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.6% 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: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood buck this trend. 63.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood has more Arab and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 1.1% have Lithuanian ancestry.

W Girard Ave / N 6th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (26.5% ride the bus) than 98.5% 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

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 55.0%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the W Girard Ave / N 6th 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, 42.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


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 W Girard Ave / N 6th St 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 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.1% 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 W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood, 33.1% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (26.7%), and 12.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (11.2%). There are also a number of people of Arab ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (3.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.5%), 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 W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 W Girard Ave / N 6th St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (49.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (26.5%) and 11.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of PA 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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