Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing median real estate price is $466,834, which is more expensive than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 69.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing is currently $2,171, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.
Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.
Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 71.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing 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 Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing 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 99.9% 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 urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Did you know that the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.2% have Welsh ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood in Wyomissing are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in America. 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 old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood, 65.6% 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 16.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.3%), and 8.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood in Wyomissing, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.9%), among others.
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 Birdland / Highlands at Wyomissing neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.