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 $101,278, which is less expensive than 74.7% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 74.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in King St / N Charlotte St is currently $871, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.4% 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 17.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.9% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 30.1% 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, 9.7% 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 95.6% 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 38.6% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 68.4% of the residential real estate in the King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in King St / N Charlotte St choose to walk to work each day (15.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.


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 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 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood, 37.9% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.0%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood in Pottstown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (9.7%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.2%).

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 King St / N Charlotte St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (63.6%) 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 (15.3%) and 13.5% 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

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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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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
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King St / N Charlotte 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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