Ridgway, PA (Borough Center)




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About Ridgway, PA (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Ridgway is $78,430, which is less expensive than 85.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 85.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Ridgway Borough Center is currently $730, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Ridgway Borough Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the Borough Center of Ridgway, PA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Borough Center 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.

Real estate vacancies in Ridgway Borough Center are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Ridgway Borough Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Ridgway Borough Center neighborhood has more Greek and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 5.9% have Swedish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.3%) living in the Ridgway Borough Center neighborhood.


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 Borough Center neighborhood in Ridgway are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 13.8% 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 55.8% of America'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 Ridgway Borough Center neighborhood, 35.9% 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 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.3%), and 17.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Borough Center neighborhood in Ridgway, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (40.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (22.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (18.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Ridgway Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.2% of households.

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 Ridgway Borough Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.1%) 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 (15.3%) and 5.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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
Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Ridgway 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Ridgway 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Ridgway 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
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Better than of U.S. schools.

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RIDGWAY 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)

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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
Francis S Grandinetti El Sch
62 School Dr
Ridgway, PA, 15853
KG-05
Ridgway Area Hs
1403 Hill St
Ridgway, PA, 15853
09-12
Ridgway Area Ms
1403 Hill St
Ridgway, PA, 15853
06-08

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