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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Plymouth Meeting West median real estate price is $594,882, which is more expensive than 91.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 77.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Plymouth Meeting West is currently $3,831, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Plymouth Meeting West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.

Plymouth Meeting West 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 Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Plymouth Meeting West, the current vacancy rate is 1.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Plymouth Meeting West is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 3.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Plymouth Meeting West 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, Plymouth Meeting West also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, the Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 94.6% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.2% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one way that the Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Diversity

Did you know that the Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood has more Italian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 2.0% have Slovak ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood in Plymouth Meeting 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 96.2% 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 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 Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood, 53.5% 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 20.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.9%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.6%).

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 Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood in Plymouth Meeting, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (23.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (18.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (8.9%), among others. In addition, 14.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Plymouth Meeting West neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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