Real Estate Prices and Overview
Holiday Park median real estate prices are $134,910, which is more expensive than 48.2% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania and 39.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Holiday Park are currently
$875, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.2%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Holiday Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Plum, Pennsylvania.
Holiday Park 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 Holiday Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Holiday Park are 6.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 67.6% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Holiday Park
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
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Holiday Park neighborhood has more
Slovak and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 0.9% have Croatian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're planning where to retire, the Holiday Park neighborhood in
Plum is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in PA,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 89.9% of the neighborhoods
in Pennsylvania. If you are considering retiring to Pennsylvania, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
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 Holiday Park neighborhood in Plum are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 73.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.4% 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 83.8%
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 Holiday Park neighborhood, 41.7%
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 25.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.5%), and 13.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Holiday Park neighborhood in Plum, PA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(19.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.8%) , and residents who report Irish roots (15.2%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.0%) , along with some Slovak ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Holiday Park
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% of households.
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 Holiday Park neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.3%) 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%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.