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 Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart neighborhood has more
Swiss and German ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 40.3% have German ancestry.
Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, if you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no
further than the Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools,
above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in
predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood
among the top 12.2% of family-friendly neighborhoods
across the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, there are a high proportion
of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy
for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community
support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected
by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational
attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart neighborhood stands out by having 95.4% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of all American
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 22.6% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.0% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Fuhrmans Mill / Hobart neighborhood's real estate landscape than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 47.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.