Pottstown, PA (W High St / Glasgow St)




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About Pottstown, PA (W High St / Glasgow St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W High St / Glasgow St median real estate price is $130,436, which is less expensive than 59.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 59.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W High St / Glasgow St is currently $999, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

W High St / Glasgow St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

W High St / Glasgow St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.5% in W High St / Glasgow St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Pottstown, the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood about it; they already know. 24.1% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, of note, 64.6% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood. More residents of the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.2% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 33.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood has more Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry.


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 W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood in Pottstown are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 64.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.7% 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 W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood, 29.7% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.9%), and 20.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood in Pottstown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.0%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.2%).

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 W High St / Glasgow St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.2%) 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 (10.6%) and 6.4% of residents also ride the bus 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 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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W High St / Glasgow St 0.101011101001110
Pottstown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W High St / Glasgow St 0.101011101001110
Pottstown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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W High St / Glasgow St 0.101011101001110
Pottstown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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POTTSTOWN SD


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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
Pottstown Shs
750 N Washington St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
09-12
Franklin El Sch
970 N Franklin St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Lincoln El Sch
461 N York St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Rupert El Sch
1230 South St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Barth El Sch
467 W Walnut St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Pottstown Ms
600 N Franklin St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
05-08

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