Blue Bell, PA

Neighborhoods

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  • Belfry/Theological Seminary
  • Penllyn
  • Skippack Pike/Penllyn Pike
  • Town Center
  • Washington Square

Blue Bell is a somewhat small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,165 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Blue Bell is the 230th largest community in Pennsylvania.

Blue Bell home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Blue Bell real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Blue Bell is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Blue Bell is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Bell who work in management occupations (23.50%), business and financial occupations (12.85%), and sales jobs (9.44%).

Also of interest is that Blue Bell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Blue Bell is also a town of artists. Blue Bell has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Blue Bell’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.77% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Blue Bell is home to many people who could be described as “urban sophisticates”. Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. “Urban sophisticates” is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call ‘urbaneness’. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Blue Bell is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Blue Bell’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Blue Bell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Blue Bell, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Blue Bell is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Blue Bell. 73.78% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Blue Bell in 2018 was $68,889, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $275,556 for a family of four.

Blue Bell is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Blue Bell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blue Bell residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Blue Bell include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Blue Bell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Chinese.

Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal median real estate price is $558,326, which is more expensive than 92.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 81.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal is currently $2,343, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal 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 Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal are 4.2%, which is lower than one will find in 78.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Belfry / Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal 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.

Penllyn median real estate price is $302,192, which is more expensive than 81.4% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 63.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Penllyn is currently $1,790, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Penllyn is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Penllyn real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Penllyn neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Penllyn has a 10.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.4% 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.

Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike median real estate price is $573,749, which is more expensive than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 85.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike is currently $2,271, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 68.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Skippack Pike / Penllyn Pike 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.

Town Center of Blue Bell median real estate price in the  is $483,229, which is more expensive than 93.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 79.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blue Bell Town Center is currently $2,264, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Blue Bell Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Real estate in the Town Center of Blue Bell, PA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the 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.

Blue Bell Town Center has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.5% 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.

Washington Square median real estate price is $448,179, which is more expensive than 93.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 78.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Washington Square is currently $2,420, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Washington Square is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Washington Square 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Washington Square neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Washington Square are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 64.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Washington Square 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.

Being a real estate agent in Blue Bell is a great opportunity and I welcome the challenge to make this experience the best it can be for you.

realtor Dexter Adriaanse

Dexter Adriaanse – Real Estate Agent CNE (certified negotiation expert) 

20 E. 2nd Ave, 2nd flr, Conshohocken PA 19428 

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