Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Easton are $387,169, which is more expensive than 72.3% of the neighborhoods
in Massachusetts and 86.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Easton Town Center are currently
$1,331, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.6%
of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.
Easton Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Easton, Massachusetts.
Real estate in the Town Center of Easton, MA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes.
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 2000 and the present.
In Easton Town Center, the current vacancy rate is 0.2%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.3% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Easton Town Center
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: 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 2.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Easton Town Center 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,
Easton Town Center also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Easton Town Center
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Massachusetts. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.3% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Massachusetts. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Easton
Town Center neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Easton Town Center neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 22.0% have Irish ancestry.
Easton Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.2% of commuters who live in the
Easton Town Center neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Easton Town Center neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.1% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.2%, the Easton Town Center neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Easton 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 98.0% 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
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 Easton Town Center neighborhood, 52.5%
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 26.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(13.6%), and 7.5% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Town Center neighborhood in Easton, MA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(22.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.9%) , and residents who report English roots (11.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Portuguese ancestry (3.6%) , along with some Russian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Easton Town Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.9% of households.
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 Easton Town Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (94.2%) 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.