Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Horsham,
the Maple Glen neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Maple Glen 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
Maple Glen community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, the Maple Glen neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 93.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, urban sophisticates and college students.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Maple Glen neighborhood has more
Irish and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.8% have Welsh ancestry.
Maple Glen is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.8% of the Maple Glen
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Maple Glen neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.2% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.6%, the Maple Glen neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.3% 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.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Maple Glen neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 27.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.