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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Liberty Ave / Ewing St neighborhood has more
Irish and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.3% have Croatian ancestry.
Liberty Ave / Ewing St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% 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 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.9% of residents in
the Liberty Ave / Ewing St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Liberty Ave / Ewing St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Liberty Ave / Ewing St 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, 36.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Liberty Ave / Ewing St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 73.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
Notable & Unique: People
Liberty Ave / Ewing St is ranked among the top 7.1%
of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider
in the state of Pennsylvania according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are
priced below median housing values in the state, yet
maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other
communities. Buying into the Liberty Ave / Ewing St
neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an
investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.