Elkins Park, PA (Town Center / Salus U)




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About Elkins Park, PA (Town Center / Salus U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Town Center / Salus U median real estate price is $342,934, which is more expensive than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 75.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Town Center / Salus U is currently $1,502, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Town Center / Salus U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.

Town Center / Salus U 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 Town Center / Salus U 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 1970 and 1999.

Town Center / Salus U has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Town Center / Salus U neighborhood has more Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 16.8% have Russian ancestry.

Town Center / Salus U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Town Center / Salus U neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.1% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 40.5% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, 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 Town Center / Salus U neighborhood is wealthier than 96.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Town Center / Salus U neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.7% 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 Town Center / Salus U 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 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% 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 78.5% 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 Town Center / Salus U neighborhood, 63.7% 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 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.5%), and 4.2% 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 Town Center / Salus U neighborhood in Elkins Park, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Russian (16.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (9.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Town Center / Salus U neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.6% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.4%).

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 Town Center / Salus U neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (81.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.4%) . 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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Town Center / Salus U 0.101011101001110
Elkins Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Town Center / Salus U 0.101011101001110
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Town Center / Salus U 0.101011101001110
Elkins Park 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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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