West Chester, PA (S High St / W Rosedale Ave)




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About West Chester, PA (S High St / W Rosedale Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S High St / W Rosedale Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in S High St / W Rosedale Ave is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

S High St / W Rosedale Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

S High St / W Rosedale Ave real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S High St / W Rosedale Ave 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 1970 and 1999.

In S High St / W Rosedale Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in S High St / W Rosedale Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in West Chester, the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

In addition, the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 36,856 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.8% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the S High St / W Rosedale Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 73.7% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the S High St / W Rosedale Ave 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 2.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Pennsylvania.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.8% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 23.5% have Italian ancestry.

S High St / W Rosedale Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% 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 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood. In the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the S High St / W Rosedale 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 27.1% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the S High St / W Rosedale Ave (24.3%) than in 98.0% 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 S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood in West Chester are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood, 61.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (8.1%), and 5.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood in West Chester, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (31.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (25.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (23.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).

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 S High St / W Rosedale Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (44.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (27.1%) and 24.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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S High St / W Rosedale Ave 0.101011101001110
West Chester 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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S High St / W Rosedale Ave 0.101011101001110
West Chester 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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S High St / W Rosedale Ave 0.101011101001110
West Chester 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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WEST CHESTER AREA SD


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Better than of PA school districts.

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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

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