Pittsburgh, PA (Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd)




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About Pittsburgh, PA (Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd median real estate price is $339,360, which is more expensive than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 74.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd is currently $1,003, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd 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.

Real estate vacancies in Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood has more Slovak and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.1% have Romanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

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 Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 96.9% 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 Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.

In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood, where 32.7% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood in Pittsburgh are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.7% 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 67.8% of America'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 Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood, 59.2% 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 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.4%), and 8.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (18.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (3.2%).

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 Castle Shannon Blvd / Washington Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (71.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (7.6%) and 6.1% 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Pittsburgh 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Pittsburgh 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Foster El Sch
700 Vermont Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15234
KG-05
Mt Lebanon Shs
155 Cochran Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15228
09-12
Washington El Sch
735 Washington Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15228
KG-05
Lincoln El Sch
2 Ralston Pl
Pittsburgh, PA, 15216
KG-05
Markham El Sch
165 Crescent Dr
Pittsburgh, PA, 15228
KG-05
Howe El Sch
400 Broadmoor Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15228
KG-05
Jefferson El Sch
11 Moffett St
Pittsburgh, PA, 15243
KG-05
Mellon Ms
11 Castle Shannon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15228
06-08
Jefferson Ms
21 Moffett St
Pittsburgh, PA, 15243
06-08
Hoover El Sch
37 Robb Hollow Rd
Pittsburgh, PA, 15243
KG-05

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