Located within New Jersey, United States, the borough of Glassboro is located in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
Glassboro is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around the railway line. Public green spaces are distributed sporadically, which makes it very difficult to get to them.
The average year of construction for houses in Glassboro is 1979. In this borough, many of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and townhouses make up most of the remaining housing stock. Around 70% of the units in the borough are occupied by home owners whereas renters occupy the remainder. This part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The nearest supermarket in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area is generally only a rather short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes. As far as education is concerned, residents will appreciate that wherever their house is located in Glassboro, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, it can be challenging to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Home buyers are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A car is a great medium of transportation in this borough. Parking is easy. On the other hand, public transit users may experience very limited options in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area by reason of the service's low frequency. Thankfully, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are not especially far from most properties. This borough is not very convenient for traveling on foot since running daily errands is inconvenient by walking.