Elkins Park, PA (Chelten Hills)




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About Elkins Park, PA (Chelten Hills)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Chelten Hills median real estate price is $267,065, which is more expensive than 83.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 66.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Chelten Hills is currently $1,640, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Chelten Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

Chelten Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Chelten Hills neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.5% in Chelten Hills. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Chelten Hills neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Chelten Hills community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Chelten Hills neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.4% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Chelten Hills neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers and highly educated executives.

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 Chelten Hills neighborhood, where 37.3% 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 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Chelten Hills neighborhood has more Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 10.2% have Russian ancestry.

Chelten Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Chelten Hills neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.8% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Chelten Hills neighborhood, 14.5% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Chelten Hills neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


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 Chelten Hills neighborhood in Elkins Park 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 86.6% 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 Chelten Hills neighborhood, 63.2% 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 18.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.3%), and 6.3% 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 Chelten Hills neighborhood in Elkins Park, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (14.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report Russian roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.1%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (7.7%), among others. In addition, 12.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chelten Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).

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 Chelten Hills neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (82.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (14.5%) . 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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Chelten Hills 0.101011101001110
Elkins Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Chelten Hills 0.101011101001110
Elkins Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Chelten Hills 0.101011101001110
Elkins Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP 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
Cheltenham El Sch
7853 Front Street
Cheltenham, PA, 19012
KG-04
Wyncote El Sch
8149 New Second Street
Elkins Park, PA, 19027
KG-04
Glenside El Sch
8149 New Second Street
Elkins Park, PA, 19027
KG-04
Elkins Park Sch
8149 New Second St
Elkins Park, PA, 19027
05-06
Cheltenham Hs
500 Rices Mill Rd
Wyncote, PA, 19095
09-12
Cedarbrook Ms
300 Longfellow Rd
Wyncote, PA, 19095
07-08
Myers El Sch
7609 Montgomery Ave
Elkins Park, PA, 19027
KG-04

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