Found within zip codes: 06415
Popular real estate near Colchester, CT (Westchester / North Westchester)
Westchester / North Westchester median real estate prices are $266,655, which is more expensive than 60.5% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 73.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Westchester / North Westchester are currently $685, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 81.9% of Connecticut neighborhoods.
Westchester / North Westchester is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colchester, Connecticut.
Westchester / North Westchester real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Westchester / North Westchester 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 8.1% in Westchester / North Westchester. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 56.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.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: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 4.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Westchester / North Westchester also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 95.7% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood has more French Canadian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 1.9% have Ukrainian ancestry.
Westchester / North Westchester is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% 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 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood in Colchester are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 99.9% 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 Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood, 50.5% 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 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.9%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood in Colchester, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (14.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.1%) , and residents who report Polish roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.7%) , along with some German ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.5% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (2.1%).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 Westchester / North Westchester neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (83.1%) 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 (11.6%) . 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||$266,655|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to CT, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Mobile homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Urban Sophisticates and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Mixed ages and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 9 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Wealthy (among the 15% most wealthy communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Italian ancestry, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Portuguese 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.
3,077 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||89.2||62.0|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.0||4.3|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.8||0.4|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||11.4||34.0|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||48.5|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||0.0|
|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 3.9
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in Colchester 1 in 3207
in Connecticut 1 in 367
National Median 29.1
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in Colchester 1 in 65
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