Philadelphia, PA (Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr)




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About Philadelphia, PA (Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr median real estate price is $303,666, which is more expensive than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 71.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr 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.

In Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr 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: Real Estate

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 Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr 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.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 35 residents per square mile, Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr is less crowded than 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 10.3% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

Also, if you are planning to retire in Pennsylvania, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.4% of neighborhoods in PA. If a Pennsylvania retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.

Finally, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 16.4% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood has more Irish and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 54.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 8.2% have Lebanese ancestry.

Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 19.0% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.9% 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 Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood in Philadelphia are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.3% 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 Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood, 39.1% 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 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.7%), and 10.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (54.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (44.3%), and residents who report English roots (29.5%), and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (8.2%), along with some Lebanese ancestry residents (8.2%), among others. In addition, 14.8% 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 Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic 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 Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (57.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (19.0%) and 11.9% of residents also take the train 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Henry Ave / Wissahickon Dr 0.101011101001110
Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of PA school districts.

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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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