Downingtown, PA (Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd)




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About Downingtown, PA (Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd median real estate price is $469,663, which is more expensive than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 85.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd is currently $1,983, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Downingtown, Pennsylvania.

Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd 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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd 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 Downingtown, the Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 97.0% 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, Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, 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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, the Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.3% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.7% of the workforce in the Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood has more Belgian and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 0.5% have Yugoslav ancestry.

Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood in Downingtown 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 97.0% 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

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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood, 66.7% 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 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.0%), and 6.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood in Downingtown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.7% of households. Some people also speak German (3.6%).

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 Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (88.0%) 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Downingtown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Dowlin Forge Rd / S Milford Rd 0.101011101001110
Downingtown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Downingtown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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DOWNINGTOWN AREA 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

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