Popular real estate near Bridgeport, CT (Old Town Rd / Madison Ave)
Old Town Rd / Madison Ave median real estate prices are $203,108, which is more expensive than 34.4% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 62.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Old Town Rd / Madison Ave are currently $954, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.2% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.
Old Town Rd / Madison Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Old Town Rd / Madison Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Old Town Rd / Madison Ave, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Old Town Rd / Madison Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood has more Portuguese and Yugoslav ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.6% have Yugoslav ancestry.
Old Town Rd / Madison Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: People
An extraordinary 18.3% of the residents of the Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.
In addition, the Old Town Rd / Madison Ave 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 10% 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 Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood in Bridgeport are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.7% 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 51.4% of America's neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place. In the Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood, 36.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 16.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today. In the Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood in Bridgeport, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (15.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.5%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (7.3%) , and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (5.0%) , along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (4.5%), among others. In addition, 26.4% 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 Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Vietnamese.Getting to Work
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (77.9%) 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 (9.3%) and 7.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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||$203,108|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High 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 Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|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), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some College students (people currently attending college), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 7 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Hispanic, some Italian ancestry, some Black, some Irish ancestry, some Puerto Rican, some East Asian and some Mexican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking, some Portuguese speaking, some Italian speaking and some Russian speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
2977 NORTH MADISON AVE, BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
85 ECKART ST, BRIDGEPORT, CT 06606
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
20,205 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||8.0||62.0|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||3.0||4.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||1.2||0.4|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||98.6||34.0|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||29.9|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||13.7|
|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|
Old Town Rd / Madison Ave neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Bridgeport, CT appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Bridgeport 1 in 101
in Connecticut 1 in 367
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Bridgeport 1 in 26
in Connecticut 1 in 46
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