Philadelphia, PA (E Ontario St / I St)




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About Philadelphia, PA (E Ontario St / I St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Ontario St / I St median real estate price is $56,557, which is less expensive than 93.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 93.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Ontario St / I St is currently $806, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

E Ontario St / I St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

E Ontario St / I 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 E Ontario St / I 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 1940 and 1969.

E Ontario St / I St has a 16.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.3% 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 E Ontario St / I St 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 E Ontario St / I St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 51.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 7.6% have Dominican ancestry.

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 E Ontario St / I St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 84.3% 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 0.1% 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, the E Ontario St / I St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 31,431 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 E Ontario St / I St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The E Ontario St / I St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 64.5% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the E Ontario St / I St neighborhood about it; they already know. 29.9% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% 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.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the E Ontario St / I St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Also of note, 61.9% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Also, the E Ontario St / I St neighborhood is unique for having just 5.2% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (26.6% 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: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the E Ontario St / I St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 33.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of U.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 E Ontario St / I 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 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 61.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.9% 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 E Ontario St / I St neighborhood, 33.0% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.3%), and 21.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 E Ontario St / I St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (51.0%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report Native American roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (4.5%), along with some African ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Ontario St / I St neighborhood is English, spoken by 49.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (49.1%).

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 E Ontario St / I St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (38.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (26.6%) and 19.0% 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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Ontario St / I St 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Ontario St / I St 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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E Ontario St / I St 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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PHILADELPHIA CITY SD


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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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MEMPHIS STREET ACADEMY CS @ JP JONES


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Memphis Street Academy Cs @ Jp Jones
2950 Memphis Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19134
05-08

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