Wilkes-Barre, PA (Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St)




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About Wilkes-Barre, PA (Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St median real estate price is $92,749, which is less expensive than 78.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 78.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St is currently $858, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Plymouth Ave / Dagobert 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 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Wilkes-Barre, the Plymouth Ave / Dagobert 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 Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St neighborhood has more Welsh and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 3.8% have Lithuanian 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 Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St neighborhood in Wilkes-Barre are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 45.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.5% of U.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 Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St neighborhood, 36.0% 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 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.1%), and 17.7% 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 Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St neighborhood in Wilkes-Barre, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report Polish roots (14.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.8%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

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 Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.7%) 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 (17.8%) . 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

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Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St 0.101011101001110
Wilkes-Barre 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St 0.101011101001110
Wilkes-Barre 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Plymouth Ave / Dagobert St 0.101011101001110
Wilkes-Barre 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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WILKES-BARRE AREA SD


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Solomon/Plains El Sch
41 Abbott St
Plains, PA, 18705
KG-06
Solomon/Plains Jhs
43 Abbott St
Plains, PA, 18705
07-08
Dodson El Sch
80 Jones St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
KG-06
James M Coughlin Jshs
80 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18701
09-12
G A R Memorial Jshs
Grant & Lehigh Streets
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
07-12
Elmer L Meyers Jshs
341 Carey Ave
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
07-12
Daniel J Flood El Sch
565 N Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18705
KG-06
Heights/Murray El Sch
1 S Sherman St
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
KG-06
Dr David W Kistler El Sch
301 Old River Rd
Wilkes Barre, PA, 18702
KG-06

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