Collegeville, PA

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Neighborhoods

  • Borough Center/Ursinus College
  • Evansburg
  • Mingo
  • Rahns
  • Skippack
  • Skippack Pike/Hudnut Rd
  •  Yerkes

Collegeville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,174 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Collegeville is the 289th largest community in Pennsylvania.

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

Collegeville is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 92.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Collegeville is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collegeville who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (13.05%), and management occupations (9.87%).

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

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.87% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Collegeville is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Collegeville to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.

For a small borough, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Collegeville. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Collegeville.

Collegeville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

If knowledge is power, Collegeville is a pretty powerful place. 59.42% of the adults in Collegeville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Collegeville in 2018 was $32,697, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,788 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Collegeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.

Borough Center / Ursinus College median real estate price is $415,060, which is more expensive than 90.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 75.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Borough Center / Ursinus College is currently $1,586, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Borough Center / Ursinus College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

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

In Borough Center / Ursinus College, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Borough Center / Ursinus College is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Evansburg median real estate price is $433,086, which is more expensive than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 77.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Evansburg is currently $1,742, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.7% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Evansburg is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Evansburg 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 Evansburg 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.

In Evansburg, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Evansburg is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Mingo median real estate price is $536,358, which is more expensive than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 84.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Mingo is currently $2,037, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Mingo is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Mingo 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 Mingo neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Mingo, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Mingo is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Rahns median real estate price is $347,795, which is more expensive than 87.0% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 69.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rahns is currently $2,045, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Rahns is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Rahns 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 Rahns 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.

In Rahns, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rahns is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Skippack median real estate price is $454,752, which is more expensive than 94.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 79.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Skippack is currently $2,173, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Skippack is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Skippack 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 Skippack neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Skippack are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 68.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Skippack 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.

Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd median real estate price is $433,500, which is more expensive than 93.2% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 77.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

Average rental prices in the Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd neighborhood are currently unreported, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis.

Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd real estate is primarily made up of . Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Skippack Pike / Hudnut Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Yerkes median real estate price is $595,532, which is more expensive than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania and 87.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Yerkes is currently $2,375, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in Pennsylvania.

Yerkes is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania.

Yerkes 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 Yerkes 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 Yerkes are 4.3%, which is lower than one will find in 78.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Yerkes 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.

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