West Mifflin, PA (Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd)




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About West Mifflin, PA (Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd median real estate price is $114,272, which is less expensive than 67.7% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 67.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd is currently $843, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania.

Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 West Mifflin, the Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd 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 Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood has more Slovak and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 4.8% have Hungarian ancestry.


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 Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood in West Mifflin are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% 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 82.0% 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 Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood, 35.2% 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 22.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.6%), and 20.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood in West Mifflin, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Slovak ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% 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 Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.6%) 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 (7.2%) . 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

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Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd 0.101011101001110
West Mifflin 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd 0.101011101001110
West Mifflin 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Commonwealth Ave / Homestead Duquesne Rd 0.101011101001110
West Mifflin 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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WEST MIFFLIN AREA 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
Homeville El Sch
4315 Eliza St
West Mifflin, PA, 15122
PK-03
Clara Barton El Sch
764 Beverly Dr
West Mifflin, PA, 15122
KG-03
New Emerson El Sch
1922 Pennsylvania Ave
West Mifflin, PA, 15122
KG-03
West Mifflin Area Ms
81 Commonwealth Ave
West Mifflin, PA, 15122
04-08
West Mifflin Area Hs
91 Commonwealth Ave
West Mifflin, PA, 15122
09-12

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