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: 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 14.2% of residents in
the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
99.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 30.5%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 98.8% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave
In the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
46.1% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave neighborhood stands out within Pennsylvania
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 9%
of college-friendly places to live in PA.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave neighborhood has more
Hungarian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry.
S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 84.0% of the real estate in the S Atherton St / W Beaver Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.