Washington, PA (E Maiden St / Elm St)




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About Washington, PA (E Maiden St / Elm St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Maiden St / Elm St median real estate price is $125,176, which is less expensive than 62.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 62.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in E Maiden St / Elm St is currently $859, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

E Maiden St / Elm St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Washington, Pennsylvania.

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

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E Maiden St / Elm St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Washington, the E Maiden St / Elm 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 Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood has more Slovak and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 24.0% have Italian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the E Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 22.0% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, the E Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.9% of college-friendly places to live in PA.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the E Maiden St / Elm St 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 15.6% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!


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 Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood in Washington are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 39.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the E Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood, 36.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.8%), and 14.0% 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 E Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood in Washington, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (24.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (11.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% 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 E Maiden St / Elm St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (74.9%) 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 (15.6%) and 5.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Maiden St / Elm St 0.101011101001110
Washington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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E Maiden St / Elm St 0.101011101001110
Washington 0.101011101001110
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E Maiden St / Elm St 0.101011101001110
Washington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 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
Washington Park El Sch
801 E Wheeling St
Washington, PA, 15301
KG-06
Washington Hs
201 Allison Ave
Washington, PA, 15301
09-12
Washington Junior High School
201 Allison Avenue
Washington, PA, 15301
07-08

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