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 Huntingdon Valley,
the Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd neighborhood has more
Russian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 6.9% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Pennsylvania. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.6% 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
Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 2.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, one way that the Huntingdon Pike / Byberry Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.4% 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.