Harleysville, PA (Town Center)




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About Harleysville, PA (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Harleysville is $287,739, which is more expensive than 86.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 69.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Harleysville Town Center is currently $1,119, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Harleysville Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Harleysville, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the Town Center of Harleysville, PA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Harleysville Town Center, the current vacancy rate is 0.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Harleysville Town Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Harleysville Town Center neighborhood has more Irish and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.4% have Swiss ancestry.

Harleysville Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Harleysville Town Center neighborhood could be your paradise. With 30.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.5%, the Harleysville Town Center neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Harleysville Town Center neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.


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 neighborhood in Harleysville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.3% 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 73.6% 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 Harleysville Town Center neighborhood, 41.7% 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 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.5%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 neighborhood in Harleysville, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (28.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (25.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Harleysville Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.7%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Harleysville Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (11.2%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Harleysville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

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Town Center 0.101011101001110
Harleysville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Harleysville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Vernfield El Sch
960 Long Mill Road
Telford, PA, 18969
KG-05
Franconia El Sch
366 Harleysville Pike
Souderton, PA, 18964
KG-05
Souderton Area Shs
625 Lower Road
Souderton, PA, 18964
09-12
E M Crouthamel El Sch
143 S School Ln
Souderton, PA, 18964
KG-05
Indian Crest Ms
139 Harleysville Pike
Souderton, PA, 18964
06-08
Indian Valley Ms
130 Maple Ave
Harleysville, PA, 19438
06-08
West Broad Street El Sch
342 W Broad St
Souderton, PA, 18964
KG-05
Salford Hills El Sch
2721 Barndt Rd
Harleysville, PA, 19438
KG-05
Oak Ridge El Sch
465 Moyer Rd
Harleysville, PA, 19438
KG-05

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