State College, PA (S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave)




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About State College, PA (S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave median real estate price is $287,145, which is more expensive than 85.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 68.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave is currently $1,137, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in State College, Pennsylvania.

S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave has a 14.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.8% 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

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 State College, the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 62.8% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave 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 3.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood. In the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave 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: Modes of Transportation

More people in S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave choose to walk to work each day (30.4%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.9% of residents in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 91.8%, which is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the real estate in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 74.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.5% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood has more Brazilian and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 0.7% have Yugoslav ancestry.

S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (56.9%) 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.


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 S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood in State College are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.6% 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 S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood, 43.1% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 39.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.1%), and 6.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood in State College, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 13.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 S Garner St / E Hamilton Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.3%) 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 (30.4%) and 9.4% of residents also ride the bus 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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State College 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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State College 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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State College 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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STATE COLLEGE AREA SD


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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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