Abington, PA (Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave)




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About Abington, PA (Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave median real estate price is $245,286, which is more expensive than 80.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 63.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave is currently $1,268, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Abington, Pennsylvania.

Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave 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 Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Abington, the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood, is that an incredible 83.5% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer 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, 41.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

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 Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.3% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood has more Irish and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 0.7% have Brazilian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave is ranked among the top 5.4% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of Pennsylvania according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


The Neighbors

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 Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood in Abington are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.9% 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 64.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood, 42.5% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.7%), and 13.9% 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 Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood in Abington, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.2%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

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 Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 Miriam Ave / Reservoir Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.9%) 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 (12.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Abington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Abington 0.101011101001110
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Abington 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Overlook Sch
1750 Edge Hill Rd
Abington, PA, 19001
KG-06
Copper Beech Sch
825 N Easton Road
Glenside, PA, 19038
KG-06
Rydal East Sch
1160 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA, 19006
KG-06
Highland Sch
1301 Edge Hill Rd
Abington, PA, 19001
KG-06
Roslyn Sch
2565 Susquehanna Street
Roslyn, PA, 19001
KG-06
Abington Shs
900 Highland Avenue
Abington, PA, 19001
10-12
Abington Jhs
2056 Susquehanna St
Abington, PA, 19001
07-09
Willow Hill Sch
1700 Coolidge Avenue
Willow Grove, PA, 19090
KG-06
Mckinley Sch
370 Cedar Rd
Elkins Park, PA, 19027
KG-06

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