Real Estate Prices and Overview
Collinsville median real estate prices are $240,316, which is more expensive than 52.5% of the neighborhoods
in Connecticut and 69.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Collinsville are currently
$1,109, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 46.0% of Connecticut neighborhoods.
Collinsville is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Canton, Connecticut.
Collinsville 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 owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Collinsville neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.7% in
Collinsville. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 53.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Collinsville neighborhood has more
Canadian and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.9% have French Canadian ancestry.
Collinsville is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
The Collinsville 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 8%
of college-friendly places to live in CT.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
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 Collinsville neighborhood in Canton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 78.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 7.3% 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 69.5%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Collinsville neighborhood, 47.6%
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 22.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(15.9%), and 14.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Collinsville neighborhood in Canton, CT, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(14.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.9%) , and residents who report German roots (10.5%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.5%) , along with some English ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Collinsville
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.3%).
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 Collinsville neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.