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
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Marshall Rd / Long Ln neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 4.6% have Haitian ancestry.
Marshall Rd / Long Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Marshall Rd / Long Ln neighborhood about it; they already know. 21.2%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Marshall Rd / Long Ln neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 4.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Pennsylvania.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Marshall Rd / Long Ln neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 22,982 people per square mile living here. 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 Marshall Rd / Long Ln 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 Marshall Rd / Long Ln 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, 73.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Marshall Rd / Long Ln neighborhood buck
21.7% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at
all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.