The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St median real estate price is $683,843, which is more expensive than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 89.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St is currently $2,634, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.1% 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.
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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 85.8% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 32.1% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, one of the most interesting things about the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 56.3% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 95.8% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals and college students.
The The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 83.8% 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.
More people in The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St choose to walk to work each day (53.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 5.5% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, in the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 14.2% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 96.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
In addition, what you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 64,263 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.1% of America's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
Furthermore, the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 93.5% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 44.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood has more Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 7.9% have Russian ancestry.
The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood in Philadelphia are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood, 83.8% 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 9.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (3.2%), and 3.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish, French and Korean.
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 The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (15.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Asian roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.8%), among others. In addition, 12.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 The Curtis Institute of Music / Walnut St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (53.1%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (19.3%) and 12.0% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.
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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: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.
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|School Details||Grades||Quality Rating Compared to PA*||Quality Rating Compared to Nation*|
Constitution High School
18 S 7th St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Fitler Academics Plus School
140 W Seymour St
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Franklin Benjamin High School
550 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Greenfield Albert M School
2200 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
|* 10 is highest|
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3 Year Forecast:
2021 Q1 - 2024 Q1
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2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
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|* 10 is highest|