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Pike Creek Valley is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 10,989. Pike Creek Valley is in New Castle County and is one of the best places to live in Delaware. Living in Pike Creek Valley offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Pike Creek Valley there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Pike Creek Valley and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pike Creek Valley are above average.

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About Pike Creek Valley...
Population
10,989

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$252,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,229
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  12%

Working in Pike Creek Valley

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,871
National
$62,843

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