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(Urban population: 12,182, Rural population: 0)

Fernway,PA index of house prices


Houses: 4,362 (4,241 occupied: 3,876 owner occupied, 365 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

9%
State:

14%

Housing density: 818 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $171,540.


Median contract rent in 2009: $830 (lower quartile is $676, upper quartile is $960)


Median gross rent in Fernway, PA in 2009: $963


Housing units in Fernway with a mortgage: 2,926 (205 second mortgage, 588 home equity loan, 32 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 396


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $94,775


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,699


Median monthly housing costs: $1,271





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Fernway, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $189,630 (it was $125,700 in 2000)
Fernway:

$189,630
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,460 - $263,719

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $256,201
Here:

$256,201
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $155,492
Here:

$155,492
State:

$164,518

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $5,127,078
Here:

$5,127,078
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $40,887
Here:

$40,887
State:

$35,442

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,167
  • In family households: 11,254 (2,897 male householders, 538 female householders)
    3,069 spouses, 4,461 children (4,231 natural, 59 adopted, 171 stepchildren), 72 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 62 parents, 67 other relatives, 59 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 913 (334 male householders (262 living alone)), 470 female householders (426 living alone)), 109 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 15 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,109 2-persons, 844 3-persons, 990 4-persons, 389 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 688 1-person, 109 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

3,292 married couples with children.
456 single-parent households (79 men, 377 women).

96.1% of residents of Fernway speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 328 (2.7%)
(37.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Fernway, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 277
  • 5 rooms: 464
  • 6 rooms: 716
  • 7 rooms: 795
  • 8 rooms: 956
  • 9 or more rooms: 637
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 100
  • 5 rooms: 138
  • 6 rooms: 64
  • 7 rooms: 55
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fernway, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 562
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,856
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,387
  • 5+ bedrooms: 71
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 148
  • 3 bedrooms: 201
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Fernway, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 39
  • 1 vehicle: 830
  • 2 vehicles: 2,268
  • 3 vehicles: 552
  • 4 vehicles: 165
  • 5+ vehicles: 22
  • no vehicle: 40
  • 1 vehicle: 140
  • 2 vehicles: 171
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 81
  • 2000 to 2004: 485
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,356
  • 1980 to 1989: 965
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,080
  • 1960 to 1969: 306
  • 1950 to 1959: 358
  • 1940 to 1949: 9
  • 1939 or earlier: 92

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Fernway, PA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Fernway, PA:

  • Less than $10,000: 79
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 40
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 52
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 64
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 46
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 39
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 10
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 21
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 5
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 6
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 0
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 7
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 21
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 88
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 363
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 369
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 423
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 677
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 431
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 720
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 319
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 80
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 15
 


Fernway rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Fernway:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 21
  • $450 to $499: 20
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 8
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 0
  • $700 to $749: 13
  • $750 to $799: 27
  • $800 to $899: 93
  • $900 to $999: 178
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 119
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 39
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 69
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 37
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 28
  • 1990 to 1994: 40
  • 1985 to 1989: 110
  • 1980 to 1984: 51
  • 1975 to 1979: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 20
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1965 to 1969: 52


Fernway, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 34.7%
Number of people working at home: 244 (3.8% of all workers)


Fernway commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 199
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 863
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 771
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 638
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 507
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 468
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 971
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 444
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 449
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 635
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 139
  • 90 or more minutes: 86
 


Fernway mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,660 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 398 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0%)
  • Walked: 78 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 244 (4%)
 


Fernway, PA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 184
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 111
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 112
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 172
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 119
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 184
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 201
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 153
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 247
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 508
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 553
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 737
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 484
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 210
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 169
  • $200,000 or more: 95
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3248
 Irish: 1646
 Italian: 1555
 Polish: 693
 English: 565
 Other groups: 509
 United States or American: 387
 Slovak: 281
 Croatian: 192
 Scotch-Irish: 179
 Greek: 130
 Scottish: 122
 European: 109
 French (except Basque): 109
 British: 99
 Welsh: 86
 Serbian: 81
 Czech: 79
 Swedish: 63
 Ukrainian: 61
 Czechoslovakian: 60
 Swiss: 60
 Hungarian: 58
 Armenian: 39
 Russian: 37
 Dutch: 36
 Austrian: 28
 Lithuanian: 23
 Norwegian: 23
 Slovene: 23
 Romanian: 20
 Slavic: 17
 Arab:: 16
 Lebanese: 16
 Danish: 9


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • India (34%)
  • United Kingdom (19%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Taiwan (5%)
  • Ireland (5%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8931
  • Northeast: 766
  • Midwest: 1134
  • South: 786
  • West: 191

59% of Fernway residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Pennsylvania.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 24
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 27
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 823
  • Less than 1 year of college: 138
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 390
  • Associate degree: 264
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,249
  • Master's degree: 450
  • Professional school degree: 133
  • Doctorate degree: 40

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 57
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,142
  • Less than 1 year of college: 361
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 409
  • Associate degree: 238
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,239
  • Master's degree: 320
  • Professional school degree: 80
  • Doctorate degree: 13

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 1.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $78,300
  • Black householders: $8,047
  • Asian householders: $153,216
  • Two or more races householders: $11,970
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $75,721
Fernway household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Fernway household income for Black householders
Fernway household income for Asian householders
Fernway household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Fernway marital status for males
Fernway marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $206,677
  • Black or African American householders: $82,972
  • Asian householders: $300,210
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $102,282

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,974
  • One, attached: 732
  • 3 or 4: 26
  • 5 to 9: 98
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 475

Median worth of mobile homes: $13,300


House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fernway:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fernway
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (74.0%)
  • Electricity (20.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Utility gas (46.3%)
  • Electricity (44.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

3.5%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 111
Here:

30.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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