Wilkinsburg, PA (Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd)




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About Wilkinsburg, PA (Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd median real estate price is $102,187, which is less expensive than 73.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 73.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd is currently $765, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.4% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd has a 14.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 71.5% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood has more Slovak and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 7.7% have Haitian ancestry.

Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 50.0%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 97.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.


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 Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood in Wilkinsburg are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.0% 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 Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood, 34.2% 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 33.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.5%), and 8.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood in Wilkinsburg, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (9.9%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report African roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (7.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

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 Graham Blvd / Laketon Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (26.2%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Wilkinsburg 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Wilkinsburg 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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WILKINSBURG BOROUGH 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
Kelly El Sch
400 Kelly Ave
Wilkinsburg, PA, 15221
PK-06
Wilkinsburg Ms
747 Wallace Ave
Pittsburgh, PA, 15221
07-08
Turner El Sch
1833 Laketon Rd
Wilkinsburg, PA, 15221
PK-06
Wilkinsburg Shs
747 Wallace Ave
Wilkinsburg, PA, 15221
09-12

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