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 Price St / S High St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the
Price St / S High St 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 1.6% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Pennsylvania.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Price St / S High St
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
17.2% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Price St / S High St choose to walk to work each day
(20.0%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Price St / S High St neighborhood has more
Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 26.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry.
Price St / S High St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Price St / S High 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, 27.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Price St / S High St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 69.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.