Real Estate Prices and Overview
Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd median real estate prices are $316,059, which is more expensive than 92.2% 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 71.6%
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
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
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, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Germantown Pike / N Trooper Rd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 26.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this 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
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 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
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 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.