Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Griswold are $207,340, which is more expensive than 38.1% of the neighborhoods
in Connecticut and 62.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Griswold Town Center are currently
$804, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 87.7% of Connecticut neighborhoods.
Griswold Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Griswold, Connecticut.
Real estate in the Town Center of Griswold, CT 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 Town Center 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 9.0% in Griswold
Town Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 51.6% 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: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Griswold
Town Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Griswold
Town Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Griswold Town Center neighborhood has more
French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 5.8% have French Canadian ancestry.
Griswold Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Griswold are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 84.3% 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
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 Griswold Town Center neighborhood, 36.1%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(22.5%), and 16.0% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Griswold, CT, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(14.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.6%) , and residents who report German roots (8.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.0%) , along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Griswold Town Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).
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 Griswold Town Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.1% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (91.5%) 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 (8.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.