Shippensburg, PA (Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd)




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About Shippensburg, PA (Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd is currently $1,162, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.

Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd has a 14.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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

An extraordinary 70.6% of the residents of the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.0% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood has more Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 28.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood in Shippensburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.0% 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 66.8% 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 Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood, 50.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.9%), and 10.5% 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 Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood in Shippensburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (34.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households.

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 Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (64.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (28.0%) . 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

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. 3 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

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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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd 0.101011101001110
Shippensburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd 0.101011101001110
Shippensburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Shippensburg U of Pennsylvania / Britton Rd 0.101011101001110
Shippensburg 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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SHIPPENSBURG 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
James Burd Elementary School
600 Brad Street
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
KG-03
Nancy Grayson Elementary School
301 Lurgan Avenue
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
KG-03
Shippensburg Intrm School
601 Hollar Avenue
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
04-05
Shippensburg Area High School
201 Eberly Drive
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
09-12
Shippensburg Area Middle School
101 Park Place
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
06-08
Grace B Luhrs Univ Elem School
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, PA, 17257
KG-05

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