Reading, PA (Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing)



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About Reading, PA (Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing median real estate price is $168,197, which is more expensive than 46.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 35.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing is currently $1,385, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.4% in Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 53.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.3% of the neighborhoods in PA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 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, 27.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood has more Welsh and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 6.1% have Dominican ancestry.

Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood in Reading are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.3% 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

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 Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood, 31.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.9%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (13.7%).

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 Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood in Reading, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report Polish roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.0%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

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 Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.7%) 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 (11.4%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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AGE OF Reading, PA (Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Crime
Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.06

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Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 14.90

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Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 43

Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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WILSON 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*
Cornwall Terrace Elementary School
3100 Iroquois Ave.
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
KG-05
Green Valley Elementary School
270 Green Valley Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
KG-05
Shiloh Hills Elementary School
301 Sage Drive
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
KG-05
Spring Ridge Elementary School
1211 Broadcasting Rd
Wyomissing, PA 19610
KG-05
Whitfield Elementary School
2700 Van Reed Rd
West Lawn, PA 19609
KG-05
Wilson High School
2601 Grandview Boulevard
West Lawn, PA 19609
09-12
Wilson Southern Middle School
3100 Iroquois Ave
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
06-08
Wilson West Middle School
450 Faust Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
06-08
* 10 is highest

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GOVERNOR MIFFLIN SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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*
Brecknock Elementary School
10 South Waverly St
Shillington, PA 19607
KG-04
Cumru Elementary School
Philadelphia Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607
KG-04
Governor Mifflin Middle School
130 East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607
07-08
Governor Mifflin High School
101 S Waverly St
Shillington, PA 19607
09-12
Intermediate School
600 Governor Dr
Shillington, PA 19607
05-06
Mifflin Park Elementary School
598 Governor Dr
Shillington, PA 19607
KG-04
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

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WYOMISSING AREA SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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*
West Reading Elementary School Ctr
421 Chestnut St
West Reading, PA 19611
05-06
Wyomissing Area Junior And Senior High School
630 Evans Ave
Wyomissing, PA 19610
07-12
Wyomissing Hills Elementary School Ctr
110 Woodland Rd
Wyomissing, PA 19610
KG-04
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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