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: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 82.0% of the workforce
in the Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: People
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 51.2% 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
99.6% 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.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Pennsylvania by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.7%
of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 4.9% have Scots-Irish ancestry.
Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook neighborhood, 24.7% of people
ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared
to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this
is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.0% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 12.6% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 96.8% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Town Center / Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook 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.