Slatington, PA (Borough Center)




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About Slatington, PA (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Slatington is $135,300, which is less expensive than 57.7% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 57.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Slatington Borough Center is currently $858, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the Borough Center of Slatington, PA 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. 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 Slatington Borough Center are 7.4%, which is lower than one will find in 60.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Slatington 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Slatington Borough Center neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 3.3% have Slovak ancestry.

Slatington Borough Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Slatington Borough Center 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, 28.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


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 Slatington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.6% 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 Slatington Borough Center neighborhood, 36.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 24.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.5%), and 16.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Borough Center neighborhood in Slatington, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Slatington Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.9%).

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 Slatington Borough Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (86.8%) 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 (9.6%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Slatington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Slatington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Slatington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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NORTHERN LEHIGH SD


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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
Peters El Sch
4055 Friedens Rd
Slatington, PA, 18080
KG-02
Northern Lehigh Shs
1 Bulldog Ln
Slatington, PA, 18080
09-12
Slatington El Sch
1201 Shadow Oaks Ln
Slatington, PA, 18080
03-06
Northern Lehigh Ms
600 Diamond St
Slatington, PA, 18080
07-08

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