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 $58,121, which is less expensive than 94.0% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St is currently $964, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.7% 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) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. 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 35.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.2% 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: 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. 81.4% 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 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 73.3% 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.

In addition, the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 76.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.5% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St choose to walk to work each day (38.1%) 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.

Also, in the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 13.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 91.8%, which is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 35.6% 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 96.2% 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.

In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 40.4% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (56.6%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.

Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. 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 96.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 76.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.2% 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, 43.4% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.8%), and 17.0% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Polish.

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 Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St neighborhood in Williamsport, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

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 (81.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (45.4%) 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 (38.1%) and 8.3% 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (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

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

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Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St 0.101011101001110
Williamsport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.06

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Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St 0.101011101001110
Williamsport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 14.90

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Pennsylvania College of Technology / W 3rd St 0.101011101001110
Williamsport 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 43

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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WILLIAMSPORT AREA SD


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