Pittston, PA (Upper Exeter)




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About Pittston, PA (Upper Exeter)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Upper Exeter median real estate price is $171,133, which is more expensive than 59.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 46.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Upper Exeter is currently $858, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Upper Exeter is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pittston, Pennsylvania.

Upper Exeter real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Upper Exeter neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Upper Exeter has a 16.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.1% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (9.5%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Pittston, the Upper Exeter neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Upper Exeter 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 Upper Exeter community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the Upper Exeter neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Pennsylvania. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Upper Exeter neighborhood has more Welsh and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 26.7% have Polish ancestry.

Upper Exeter is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% 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 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

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. More residents of the Upper Exeter neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Upper Exeter neighborhood in Pittston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.7% 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.

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 Upper Exeter neighborhood, 36.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.5%), and 15.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Upper Exeter neighborhood in Pittston, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (26.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (25.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (15.1%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (9.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Upper Exeter neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.

Getting to Work

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 Upper Exeter neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.8%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Upper Exeter 0.101011101001110
Pittston 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Upper Exeter 0.101011101001110
Pittston 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Upper Exeter 0.101011101001110
Pittston 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 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
Tenth Street El Sch
55 Tenth Street
Wyoming, PA, 18644
KG-06
Kennedy El Ctr
50 Penn Ave
Exeter, PA, 18643
KG-03
Sara J Dymond El Sch
635 Sutton Creek Road
Harding, PA, 18643
KG-05
Wyoming Area Sec Ctr
20 Memorial St
Exeter, PA, 18643
07-12
Montgomery Avenue El Sch
100 Montgomery Avenue
West Pittston, PA, 18643
KG-05

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