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
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
E Carson St / Cabot Way 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
E Carson St / Cabot Way community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Carson St / Cabot Way
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
20.9% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the E Carson St / Cabot Way neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 7%
of college-friendly places to live in PA.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the E Carson St / Cabot Way neighborhood has more
Czechoslovakian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 2.8% have Slovak ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
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 E Carson St / Cabot Way neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 7.4% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in E Carson St / Cabot Way choose to walk to work each day
(13.7%) 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 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 Carson St / Cabot Way neighborhood could be your paradise. With 37.0% 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 2.3% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
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 Carson St / Cabot Way neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 72.4% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.