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: People
One of the unique characteristics of the Centre Ave / Reed St
neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of
residents here is lower than that found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Centre Ave / Reed St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
50.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Centre Ave / Reed St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 88% of the neighborhoods in
PA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Centre Ave / Reed St neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Centre Ave / Reed St neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 30.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
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 Centre Ave / Reed St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
38.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 96.8% of the real estate in the Centre Ave / Reed St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, 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 Centre Ave / Reed St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 31.8% 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 3.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.