Philadelphia, PA (Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave)




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About Philadelphia, PA (Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave median real estate price is $679,297, which is more expensive than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 93.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave is currently $1,808, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 76.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

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 2.9% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave 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. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Pennsylvania by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 86.4% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood has more Swiss and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 32.8% have Irish ancestry.

Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave 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

The Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 76.9% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave 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, 42.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 85.8% of the residential real estate in the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.8% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood, 29.4% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.1% 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 Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood, 76.9% 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 15.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.2%), and 2.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (32.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report English roots (16.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.4%).

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 Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (56.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (29.4%) and 6.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Germantown Ave / W Willow Grove Ave 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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