Slippery Rock, PA (Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd)




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About Slippery Rock, PA (Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.

Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd 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 2000 and the present.

In Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

99.6% of the real estate in the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 100.0% of the residential real estate in the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd 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 Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 98.7% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (33.9%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 2.7% of the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, in the Harmony Rd / Branchton 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 48.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood has more Slovak and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 0.9% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.9% 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 96.0% 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 Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood in Slippery Rock are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood, 66.1% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.7%), and 6.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood in Slippery Rock, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (38.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (15.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% 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 Harmony Rd / Branchton Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (48.0%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (46.0%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Slippery Rock 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Slippery Rock 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Slippery Rock 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Moraine El Sch
350 Main St
Prospect, PA, 16052
KG-05
Slippery Rock Area El Sch
470 N Main St
Slippery Rock, PA, 16057
KG-05
Slippery Rock Area Hs
201 Kiester Rd
Slippery Rock, PA, 16057
09-12
Slippery Rock Area Ms
201 Kiester Rd
Slippery Rock, PA, 16057
06-08

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