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
$781, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.0%
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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.6% of residents in
the Bath Addition / Margo Gardens neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
95.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
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 complimentary 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
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 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.