Perkiomenville, PA (Frederick / Obelisk)




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About Perkiomenville, PA (Frederick / Obelisk)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Frederick / Obelisk median real estate price is $253,324, which is more expensive than 80.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 63.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Frederick / Obelisk is currently $1,679, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Frederick / Obelisk is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania.

Frederick / Obelisk real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Frederick / Obelisk, the current vacancy rate is 3.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Frederick / Obelisk is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Frederick / Obelisk 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 Frederick / Obelisk community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.2% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 44.5% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Frederick / Obelisk 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, 32.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood in Perkiomenville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.0% 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

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 Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood, 40.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 20.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.6%), and 17.4% 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 Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood in Perkiomenville, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (44.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.8% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Frederick / Obelisk neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.0%) 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 (6.2%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Frederick / Obelisk 0.101011101001110
Perkiomenville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Frederick / Obelisk 0.101011101001110
Perkiomenville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Frederick / Obelisk 0.101011101001110
Perkiomenville 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Boyertown Area Jhs West
380 S Madison St
Boyertown, PA, 19512
07-09
Boyertown El Sch
641 E Second St
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Gilbertsville El Sch
36 Congo Rd
Gilbertsville, PA, 19525
KG-06
New Hanover Upper Frederick El
2547 Big Rd
Frederick, PA, 19435
KG-06
Pine Forge El Sch
8 Glendale Rd
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Colebrookdale El Sch
1001 Montgomery Avenue
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Earl El Sch
22 Schoolhouse Rd
Boyertown, PA, 19512
KG-06
Boyertown Area Shs
120 N Monroe St
Boyertown, PA, 19512
10-12
Boyertown Area Jhs East
2020 Big Rd
Gilbertsville, PA, 19525
07-09
Washington El Sch
1406 Route 100
Barto, PA, 19504
KG-06

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