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
A majority of the adults in the Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Pennsylvania by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.9%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.
In addition, 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 Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 98.3%
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,
Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 71.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.4% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood has more
Croatian and Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 3.4% have Hungarian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood stands out by having 95.2% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% 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.
Furthermore, one way that the Franklin Rd / Garvin Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.5% 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.