King of Prussia, PA (Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes)






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About King of Prussia, PA (Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes median real estate price is $257,897, which is more expensive than 79.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 61.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes is currently $2,235, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.

Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 35.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes is better suited for first-time home buyers than 89.2% of neighborhoods in the state. Most homes here are priced below the state's median house value, yet maintain comparably good appreciation rates over the last decade relative to other neighborhoods in Pennsylvania. Along with an exclusive multi-metric measure of neighborhood quality developed by NeighborhoodScout that scores high here in this neighborhood, this means that buying into the neighborhood is not only an accessible option but considered a decent first time home buyer choice for building equity in your first home, while being in a quality neighborhood In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood has more Lebanese and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 3.0% have Welsh ancestry.

Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 35.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.


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 Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood in King of Prussia are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood, 46.3% 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 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.3%), and 9.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood in King of Prussia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (28.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.5%), among others. In addition, 27.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Langs. of India and Spanish.

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 Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.1%) 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 (8.6%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Henderson Park / Valley Forge Homes 0.101011101001110
King of Prussia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.16

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King of Prussia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 17.43

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King of Prussia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 49

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Candlebrook Elementary School
310 Prince Frederick St
King Of Prussia, PA, 19406
KG-04
Roberts Elementary School
889 Croton Road
Wayne, PA, 19087
KG-04
Upper Merion Middle School
450 Crossfield Road
King Of Prussia, PA, 19406
05-08
Upper Merion High School
440 Crossfield Rd
King Of Prussia, PA, 19406
09-12
Caley Elementary School
725 Caley Road
King Of Prussia, PA, 19406
KG-04
Bridgeport Elementary School
900 Bush And School Lane
Bridgeport, PA, 19405
PK-04

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