Scranton, PA (Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave)




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About Scranton, PA (Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave median real estate price is $81,288, which is less expensive than 85.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 85.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave is currently $903, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave real estate 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 20.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Scranton, the Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood has more Welsh and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 2.8% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% 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 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 67.4% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood in Scranton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 48.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood, 34.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.2%), and 12.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood in Scranton, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (24.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report German roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).

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 Green Ridge St / Sanderson Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (15.0%) . 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Scranton 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Scranton 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Scranton 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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