Blue Bell, PA (Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike)




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About Blue Bell, PA (Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike median real estate price is $505,896, which is more expensive than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 87.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike is currently $1,873, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike, the current vacancy rate is 0.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood is wealthier than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike is among the best neighborhoods for families in Pennsylvania. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.8% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Pennsylvania. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood, where 30.8% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood has more Armenian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 32.7% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.9%, the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.


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 Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood in Blue Bell 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 96.2% 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 100.0% 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 Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood, 54.6% 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 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.5%), and 4.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood in Blue Bell, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (32.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (26.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (19.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (10.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households.

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 Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.7%) 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike 0.101011101001110
Blue Bell 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike 0.101011101001110
Blue Bell 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike 0.101011101001110
Blue Bell 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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WISSAHICKON SD


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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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