Reading, PA (N 5th St / Spring St)




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About Reading, PA (N 5th St / Spring St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N 5th St / Spring St median real estate price is $86,281, which is less expensive than 81.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 81.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N 5th St / Spring St is currently $790, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

N 5th St / Spring St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Reading, Pennsylvania.

N 5th St / Spring St real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N 5th St / Spring 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.6% in N 5th St / Spring St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 12.9% have Dominican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the N 5th St / Spring 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, 64.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, 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 82.4% of the residential real estate in the N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood about it; they already know. 23.3% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.6% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.0% of 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 N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood in Reading 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 54.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.9% 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 N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood, 34.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.4%), and 14.3% in executive, management, and professional 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 N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood in Reading, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (36.7%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 16.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood is English, spoken by 49.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (49.1%).

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 N 5th St / Spring St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (69.0%) 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 (17.6%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N 5th St / Spring St 0.101011101001110
Reading 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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N 5th St / Spring St 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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N 5th St / Spring St 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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