Ambler, PA (S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike)




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About Ambler, PA (S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike median real estate price is $322,356, which is more expensive than 90.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 73.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike is currently $1,401, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ambler, Pennsylvania.

S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike 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 S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike 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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood has more Russian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.4% have Swiss ancestry.

S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.4% of college-friendly places to live in PA. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, first-time home buyers and 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 S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood in Ambler are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.3% 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 66.3% 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 S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood, 48.8% 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 26.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.8%), and 10.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood in Ambler, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (19.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.5%), 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 S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Italian.

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 S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike 0.101011101001110
Ambler 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike 0.101011101001110
Ambler 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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S Bethlehem Pike / E Butler Pike 0.101011101001110
Ambler 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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WISSAHICKON SD


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Wissahickon Shs
521 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA, 19002
09-12
Lower Gwynedd El Sch
571 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA, 19002
KG-05
Wissahickon Ms
500 Houston Rd
Ambler, PA, 19002
06-08
Stony Creek El Sch
1721 Yost Rd
Blue Bell, PA, 19422
KG-05
Blue Bell El Sch
801 Symphony Ln
Blue Bell, PA, 19422
KG-05
Shady Grove El Sch
351 W Skippack Pike
Ambler, PA, 19002
KG-05

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