Real Estate Prices and Overview
Gwynedd Square median real estate prices are $259,943, which is more expensive than 86.2% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 72.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Gwynedd Square are currently
$1,746, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.7%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Gwynedd Square is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.
Gwynedd Square real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes 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 Gwynedd Square neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Gwynedd Square, the current vacancy rate is 1.4%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.3% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Gwynedd Square
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in Pennsylvania, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Gwynedd Square
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Pennsylvania,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 99.5% of neighborhoods in
PA. If a Pennsylvania retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates , highly educated executives and first-time home buyers.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Gwynedd Square neighborhood has more
Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.
Gwynedd Square is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Gwynedd Square neighborhood could be your paradise. With 42.6% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.7% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
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 Gwynedd Square neighborhood in Lansdale are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 83.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 3.2% of the children seventeen and under
living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which
is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 81.1%
of America'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 Gwynedd Square neighborhood, 58.3%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 16.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(13.1%), and 12.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Gwynedd Square neighborhood in Lansdale, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(17.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.8%) , and residents who report German roots (14.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.5%) , along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 16.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Gwynedd Square
neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean and Japanese.
Getting to Work
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 Gwynedd Square neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.8% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (84.9%) 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 (7.9%) and 5.9% of residents also take the train 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.