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 $153,467, which is more expensive than 50.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 39.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing is currently $1,040, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

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 10.5% in Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.6% 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

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

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 86.4% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood has more Polish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 2.0% have British ancestry.

Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

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, 25.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


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 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 62.0% 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, 33.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.3%), and 14.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood in Reading, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (39.7%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (17.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (11.1%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.7%).

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 Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.3%) 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 (6.6%) . 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

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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

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

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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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. 1 Condition Alert 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)

Crime
Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 0.101011101001110
Reading 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lincoln Park / West Wyomissing 0.101011101001110
Reading 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. 9 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

WILSON SD


Students Enrolled in This District


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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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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
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
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
Wilson High School
2601 Grandview Boulevard
West Lawn, PA, 19609
09-12
Cornwall Terrace Elementary School
3100 Iroquois Ave.
Sinking Spring, PA, 19608
KG-05
Whitfield Elementary School
2700 Van Reed Rd
West Lawn, PA, 19609
KG-05
Spring Ridge Elementary School
1211 Broadcasting Rd
Wyomissing, PA, 19610
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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GOVERNOR MIFFLIN SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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WYOMISSING AREA SD


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

(10 is best)

Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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
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
West Reading Elementary School Ctr
421 Chestnut St
West Reading, PA, 19611
05-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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