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
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Hallowell neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Hallowell
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Pennsylvania. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Pennsylvania. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hallowell neighborhood has more
Irish and German ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 35.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 40.1% have German ancestry.
Hallowell is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 4.3% of employed workers living in the
Hallowell neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
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 Hallowell neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 21.4% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.4% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Hallowell neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.