Real Estate Prices and Overview
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd median real estate prices are $316,059, which is more expensive than 92.3% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 79.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd are currently
$938, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.2%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd are 6.6%,
which is lower than one will find in 66.2% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Norristown,
the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 95.3% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives , families with school-aged children and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood has more
Italian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 2.7% have Arab ancestry.
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.9% 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 4.0% 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 Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood in Norristown are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 91.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 0.0% 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 99.9%
of America'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 Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood, 52.7%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 16.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(15.1%), and 14.8% 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 Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood in Norristown, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(20.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.2%) , and residents who report Irish roots (17.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.8%) , along with some English ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (2.9%).
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 Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (89.9%) 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 (7.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.