Found within zip codes: 06002
Popular real estate near Bloomfield, CT (Cottage Grove)
Cottage Grove median real estate prices are $145,812, which is less expensive than 92.7% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 53.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Cottage Grove are currently $818, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 52.2% of Connecticut neighborhoods.
Cottage Grove is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bloomfield, Connecticut.
Cottage Grove real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cottage Grove neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Cottage Grove, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Cottage Grove is very tight compared to the demand for property here.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bloomfield, the Cottage Grove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Cottage Grove neighborhood has more Jamaican and West Indian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 38.1% have West Indian ancestry.
Cottage Grove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: People
The Cottage Grove neighborhood stands out within Connecticut for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7% of college-friendly places to live in CT.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Cottage Grove neighborhood in Bloomfield are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 78.6% of America's neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle. In the Cottage Grove neighborhood, 29.8% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.4%), and 21.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures. In the Cottage Grove neighborhood in Bloomfield, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as West Indian (38.1%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (30.1%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (4.2%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.5%) , along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (1.4%), among others. In addition, 35.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Cottage Grove neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Cottage Grove neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (17.9%) and 9.4% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$145,812|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium cost relative to CT, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 4 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Executive, managerial & professional and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly Black, some White (non-Hispanic), some Hispanic, some Puerto Rican and some Italian ancestry|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some French speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
2,196 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||9.2||62.0|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||1.5||4.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.5||0.4|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||47.0||34.0|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||15.2|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||3.1|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO CT*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 29.1
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