Tamaqua, PA (E Broad St / Center St)




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About Tamaqua, PA (E Broad St / Center St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Broad St / Center St median real estate price is $54,334, which is less expensive than 95.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Broad St / Center St is currently $966, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.1% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

E Broad St / Center St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania.

E Broad St / Center St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the E Broad St / Center St 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 1970 and 1999.

E Broad St / Center St has a 16.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.1% 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 Tamaqua, the E Broad St / Center St 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 E Broad St / Center St neighborhood has more Welsh and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 3.4% have Lithuanian ancestry.

E Broad St / Center St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the E Broad St / Center St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 46.8% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.4% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, 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 73.9% of the residential real estate in the E Broad St / Center St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.6% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the E Broad St / Center St neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.


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 E Broad St / Center St neighborhood in Tamaqua are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 16.3% 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 50.4% of America'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 E Broad St / Center St neighborhood, 34.7% 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 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.0%), and 17.4% in executive, management, and professional 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 E Broad St / Center St neighborhood in Tamaqua, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report Welsh roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Broad St / Center St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).

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 E Broad St / Center St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (90.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Broad St / Center St 0.101011101001110
Tamaqua 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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E Broad St / Center St 0.101011101001110
Tamaqua 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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E Broad St / Center St 0.101011101001110
Tamaqua 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Rush El Sch
50 Meadow Ave
Tamaqua, PA, 18252
KG-01
Tamaqua Area Ms
502 Penn Street
Tamaqua, PA, 18252
06-08
West Penn Twp El Sch
185 School Dr
New Ringgold, PA, 17960
KG-05
Tamaqua Area Shs
500 Penn St
Tamaqua, PA, 18252
09-12
Tamaqua El Sch
Boyle Ave
Tamaqua, PA, 18252
02-05

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