Shortridge is a residential development built during the 1940s and 1950s. Median age is ca. 1949. Median lot size is approximately 1/5th of an acre. Median interior living space is approximately 2,100 sq. ft. Typical homes have 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2 to 3-1/2 baths, and full basements; about three-quarters of the homes have 1 to 2 car attached garages.
The Shortridge neighborhood is generally bounded by Wynnewood Road East, Bowman Avenue, and Lancaster Avenue East (Route 30).