Quakertown, PA (Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St)




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About Quakertown, PA (Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St median real estate price is $197,579, which is more expensive than 68.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 53.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St is currently $1,161, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.

Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St 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 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 74.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St 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: Real Estate

If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Tohickon Ave / N Ambler 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, 37.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St neighborhood has more Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.

Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% 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 Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St neighborhood in Quakertown are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St neighborhood, 33.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 19.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St neighborhood in Quakertown, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (37.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (27.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% 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 Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.8%) 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 (7.5%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St 0.101011101001110
Quakertown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Tohickon Ave / N Ambler St 0.101011101001110
Quakertown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Quakertown 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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QUAKERTOWN COMMUNITY SD


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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
Quakertown Community Freshmen Ctr
349 South Ninth Street
Quakertown, PA, 18951
M-M
Trumbauersville El Sch
101 Woodview Dr
Quakertown, PA, 18951
KG-05
Pfaff El Sch
1600 Sleepy Hollow Road
Quakertown, PA, 18951
KG-05
Richland El Sch
500 Fairview Ave
Quakertown, PA, 18951
KG-05
Neidig El Sch
201 Penrose St
Quakertown, PA, 18951
KG-05
Quakertown Community Hs
600 Park Ave
Quakertown, PA, 18951
09-12
Strayer Ms
1200 Ronald Reagan Dr
Quakertown, PA, 18951
06-08
Quakertown El Sch
123 S 7 Th St
Quakertown, PA, 18951
KG-05
Milford Ms
2255 Allentown Rd
Quakertown, PA, 18951
06-08
Tohickon Valley El Sch
2360 Old Bethlehem Pike North
Quakertown, PA, 18951
KG-05

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