Boyertown, PA (Borough Center)




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About Boyertown, PA (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Boyertown is $166,145, which is more expensive than 57.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 45.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Boyertown Borough Center is currently $1,177, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Boyertown Borough Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boyertown, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the Borough Center of Boyertown, PA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Borough Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Boyertown Borough Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Boyertown Borough Center 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Boyertown Borough Center neighborhood has more Irish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 5.3% have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Boyertown Borough Center 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, 28.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


The Neighbors

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 Borough Center neighborhood in Boyertown are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 12.3% 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 59.0% 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 Boyertown Borough Center neighborhood, 33.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.5%), and 18.8% in executive, management, and professional 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 Borough Center neighborhood in Boyertown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (44.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (29.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Boyertown Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% 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 Boyertown Borough Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.5%) 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 (7.8%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Boyertown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Boyertown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Boyertown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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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
Boyertown Area Jhs West
380 S Madison St
Boyertown, PA, 19512
07-09
Boyertown El Sch
641 E Second St
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Gilbertsville El Sch
36 Congo Rd
Gilbertsville, PA, 19525
KG-06
New Hanover Upper Frederick El
2547 Big Rd
Frederick, PA, 19435
KG-06
Pine Forge El Sch
8 Glendale Rd
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Colebrookdale El Sch
1001 Montgomery Avenue
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Earl El Sch
22 Schoolhouse Rd
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Boyertown Area Shs
120 N Monroe St
Boyertown, PA, 19512
10-12
Boyertown Area Jhs East
2020 Big Rd
Gilbertsville, PA, 19525
07-09
Washington El Sch
1406 Route 100
Barto, PA, 19504
KG-06

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