Williamsport, PA (Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St)




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About Williamsport, PA (Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St median real estate price is $47,147, which is less expensive than 97.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St is currently $814, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 80.2% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd 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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% 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

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: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. The Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood also has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (85.5%) than found in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

In addition, an extraordinary 68.7% of the residents of the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Also, the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd 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 5.5% of college-friendly places to live in PA.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St choose to walk to work each day (41.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood has more Welsh and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 2.7% have Jamaican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.5% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

91.1% of the real estate in the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 33.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.


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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood in Williamsport are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 85.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.6% of U.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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood, 40.5% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.6%), and 16.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood in Williamsport, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.0%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).

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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.0%) 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 (41.1%) and 5.8% 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St 0.101011101001110
Williamsport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Williamsport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Williamsport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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WILLIAMSPORT 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
Williamsport Area Middle School
2800 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA, 17701
07-08
Stevens Primary School
1150 Louisa St
Williamsport, PA, 17701
KG-03
Lycoming Valley Intrmd School
1825 Hays Lane
Williamsport, PA, 17701
04-06
Williamsport Area High School
2990 W 4th St
Williamsport, PA, 17701
09-12
Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School
355 Route 973 East
Cogan Station, PA, 17728
KG-03
Curtin Intrmd School
85 Eldred St
Williamsport, PA, 17701
04-06
Jackson Primary School
2500 Newberry St
Williamsport, PA, 17701
KG-03
Cochran Primary School
1500 Cherry St
Williamsport, PA, 17701
KG-03

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