Skippack is a township situated in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, which is part of Pennsylvania, United States.
The character of Skippack is exemplified by its calm environment. It is easy to get to parks in the township and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. This part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near the airport (Perkiomen Valley Airport).
The main housing types in Skippack are single detached homes and row houses. The median year of construction for properties in this township is 1993. This township also has a variety of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 90% of the population of this township own their home and 10% are renters.
In all but a very small number of cases, a vehicle is needed buy groceries. Residents of this township benefit from a few restaurants as well. Concerning education, primary schools tend to be a rather long walk away, and there are no high schools in Skippack. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
The preferred method of transportation in Skippack is very often a car. It is especially convenient to park. On the other hand, residents using public transit may find very few choices in this part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area by reason of the infrequent service. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to get around in this township because very few daily errands can be run on foot.