Pittsburgh, PA (Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave)




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About Pittsburgh, PA (Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave median real estate price is $170,734, which is more expensive than 58.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 45.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave is currently $896, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave 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 Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Modes of Transportation

In the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave 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 40.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.3% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 60.4%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (76.3%) than found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood has more Austrian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 2.6% have Slovak ancestry.

Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 76.4% 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 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 87.5%, which is higher than 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.8%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood in Pittsburgh are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 76.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood, 52.1% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.4%), and 6.3% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood in Pittsburgh, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.5%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (7.5%), among others. In addition, 10.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages and French.

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 Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (40.3%) 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 (36.2%) and 9.9% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 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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Ridge Ave / Allegheny Ave 0.101011101001110
Pittsburgh 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Pittsburgh 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of PA school districts.

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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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