Real Estate Prices and Overview
Bath Addition / Margo Gardens median real estate prices are $201,493, which is more expensive than 74.7% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 61.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Bath Addition / Margo Gardens are currently
$885, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.5%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Bath Addition / Margo Gardens is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Bristol, Pennsylvania.
Bath Addition / Margo Gardens real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Bath Addition / Margo Gardens has a 16.7% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
78.1% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bristol,
the Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 3.6% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood has more
African and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have African ancestry and 4.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.
Bath Addition / Margo Gardens is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood in Bristol are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 52.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 38.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.4%
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 Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood, 32.6%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(22.1%), and 20.5% 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 Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood in Bristol, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(12.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.1%) , and residents who report Italian roots (8.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.8%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 13.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Bath Addition / Margo Gardens
neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.4%).
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 Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.8%) 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 (13.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.