York, PA (Violet Hill / Hillcrest)




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About York, PA (Violet Hill / Hillcrest)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Violet Hill / Hillcrest median real estate price is $194,486, which is more expensive than 66.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 51.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Violet Hill / Hillcrest is currently $1,487, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Violet Hill / Hillcrest is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in York, Pennsylvania.

Violet Hill / Hillcrest 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 Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Violet Hill / Hillcrest are 7.1%, which is lower than one will find in 62.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Violet Hill / Hillcrest 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.

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 96.2% of commuters who live in the Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood, is that an incredible 84.5% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.0% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood has more Eastern European and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 43.5% have German ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

The Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.1% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Pennsylvania. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood in York are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.7% 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 78.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood, 45.7% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.6%), and 12.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood in York, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (43.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.6%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.1%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Violet Hill / Hillcrest neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (96.2%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violet Hill / Hillcrest 0.101011101001110
York 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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Violet Hill / Hillcrest 0.101011101001110
York 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 18.13
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Violet Hill / Hillcrest 0.101011101001110
York 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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YORK SUBURBAN SD


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to PA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
York Suburban Shs
1800 Hollywood Dr
York, PA, 17403
09-12
Yorkshire El Sch
295 Mills Street
York, PA, 17402
KG-02
East York El Sch
701 Erlen Dr
York, PA, 17402
03-05
York Suburban Ms
455 Sundale Dr
York, PA, 17402
06-08
Indian Rock El Sch
1500 Indian Rock Dam Rd
York, PA, 17403
03-05
Valley View El Sch
850 Southern Rd
York, PA, 17403
KG-02

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