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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons median real estate price is $569,454, which is more expensive than 84.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 69.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons is currently $3,436, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.3% in Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons 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, 28.1% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

People

The Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons 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 9.5% 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 and highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood has more Irish and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.1% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood in Doylestown are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.2% 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 74.3% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood, 55.0% 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 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.2%), and 8.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (10.8%).

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 Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood in Doylestown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (29.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report English roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.7%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.

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 Doylestown Ridge / Doylestown Commons neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.6%) 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.


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