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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Lime Valley / Town Center median real estate price is $427,080, which is more expensive than 78.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 59.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lime Valley / Town Center is currently $4,902, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Lime Valley / Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Willow Street, Pennsylvania.

Lime Valley / Town Center real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Lime Valley / Town Center has a 10.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

People

If you are planning to retire in Pennsylvania, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lime Valley / Town Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Pennsylvania, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods in PA. If a Pennsylvania retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.

Lime Valley / Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood in Willow Street are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.4% 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 63.3% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood, 47.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.4%), and 10.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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 Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood in Willow Street, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.6%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

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 Lime Valley / Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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