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Wallenpaupack Lake Estates median real estate price is $224,330, which is more expensive than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 50.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Wallenpaupack Lake Estates is currently $1,204, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.
Wallenpaupack Lake Estates is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania.
Wallenpaupack Lake Estates 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 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Wallenpaupack Lake Estates. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 60.9%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (59.0%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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: Real Estate
Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 60.9% of the residential real estate vacant, the Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.3% 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, one of the notable things about Wallenpaupack Lake Estates is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
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 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout’s analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.3% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It’s true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood’s residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.9% have Romanian ancestry.
Wallenpaupack Lake Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 20.3% 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 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood in Lake Ariel are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood, 32.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.0%), and 17.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (20.3%).
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 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood in Lake Ariel, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (18.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.
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 Wallenpaupack Lake Estates neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (22.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (14.3%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (89.5%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work. Information provided by: Neighborhoodscout.com