Psst! Your Neighbors May Be Paying Less Rent
According to a website that maps census data, rental prices in the Upper Dublin Patch coverage area vary quite a bit.
If you rent in the Upper Dublin Township area, you'll be interested to know that your monthly rent might be higher than your neighbors. A website called RichBlocksPoorBlocks.com has broken down these facts into a very digestable, detailed, yet understandable interactive map.
Do you want to know what the renters "next door" are paying? Do you need to beef up your negotiations with your landlord? This map can help.
As you can see from the image, those in the east portion of the township are paying an average of $818 in monthly rent. Their counterparts in the west side of the township are paying $1,375 in an average monthly rent.
According to the site, the map uses data from Census reports.
"All data come from the 2007-2011 American Community Survey. The statewide middle range covers Census Tracts which have a median monthly rent higher than the lowest 40 percent -- and lower than the highest 40 percent -- of this state's Census Tracts," says the map's "disclaimer."
Those in the township that live closest to Ambler, the southwestern most parts of Upper Dublin, are paying somewhere in between. Those renters average $1,025 per month.
Are you looking to live closer to the Turnpike? or maybe in the Fort Washington State Park? You're in luck. Rents in those parts of the township average $506 per month.
To find out more about your location, view this detailed map at RichBlocksPoorBlocks.com.