Pottstown, PA (King St / N Charlotte St)




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About Pottstown, PA (King St / N Charlotte St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

King St / N Charlotte St median real estate price is $104,531, which is less expensive than 72.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 72.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in King St / N Charlotte St is currently $985, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

King St / N Charlotte St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

King St / N Charlotte St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the King St / N Charlotte St 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.

King St / N Charlotte St has a 16.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.3% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 29.2% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.

King St / N Charlotte St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 34.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 65.3% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the King St / N Charlotte 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 13.8% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

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 King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 25.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 King St / N Charlotte 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 91.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 45.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.4% 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 King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood, 34.7% 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.1%), and 20.9% 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 King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood in Pottstown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (7.5%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (12.6%).

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 King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (13.8%) and 13.1% 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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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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King St / N Charlotte St 0.101011101001110
Pottstown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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King St / N Charlotte St 0.101011101001110
Pottstown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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King St / N Charlotte St 0.101011101001110
Pottstown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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POTTSTOWN SD


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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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 High School
750 N Washington St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
09-12
Pottstown Middle School
600 N Franklin St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
05-08
Barth Elementary School
467 W Walnut St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Rupert Elementary School
1230 South St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Lincoln Elementary School
461 N York St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04
Franklin Elementary School
970 N Franklin St
Pottstown, PA, 19464
PK-04

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