Rose Valley, PA

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Rose Valley Profile


Overview

Rose Valley is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 949 people and just one neighborhood, Rose Valley is the 807th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Rose Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Rose Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Rose Valley is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 96.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rose Valley is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rose Valley who work in healthcare (16.94%), management occupations (15.29%), and business and financial occupations (9.88%).

Also of interest is that Rose Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.14% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Rose Valley is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Rose Valley is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rose Valley a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rose Valley has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rose Valley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Rose Valley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rose Valley, the average commute to work is 31.23 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small borough, Rose Valley has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Rose Valley Demographics

If knowledge is power, Rose Valley is a pretty powerful place. 79.77% of the adults in Rose Valley have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Rose Valley in 2010 was $80,964, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $323,856 for a family of four.

Rose Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Rose Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rose Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rose Valley include German, English, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Rose Valley's cultural character, accounting for 16.72% of the borough’s population.

The most common language spoken in Rose Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Indic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rose Valley 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Rose Valley VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Rose Valley 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13

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Rose Valley Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Rose Valley 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

WALLINGFORD-SWARTHMORE SD


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District Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

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Better than of PA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Swarthmore-Rutledge School
100 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA, 19081
KG-05
Strath Haven Middle School
200 S Providence Rd
Wallingford, PA, 19086
06-08
Wallingford Elementary School
20 S Providence Rd
Wallingford, PA, 19086
KG-05
Nether Providence Elementary School
410 Moore Rd
Wallingford, PA, 19086
KG-05
Strath Haven High School
205 S Providence Rd
Wallingford, PA, 19086
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.6% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 40.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 4.5%

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