Real Estate Prices and Overview
Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill median real estate prices are $322,471, which is more expensive than 52.5% of the neighborhoods
in Massachusetts and 80.5% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill are currently
$1,089, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 52.2% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Hanson, Massachusetts.
Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill 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 Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.4% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood has more
Irish and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 5.2% have Portuguese ancestry.
Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.9% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
More residents of the Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood
is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and
have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood stands out by having 93.5% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
The Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood is a great option for families,
as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The
combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied
single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top
5.4% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the
state of Massachusetts. Many other families also live here, making
it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition,
families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of
the local schools.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.8% of all American neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood in Hanson 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 90.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 6.5% 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 71.5%
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 Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood, 31.9%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(25.9%), and 14.9% 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 Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood in Hanson, MA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(27.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.7%) , and residents who report English roots (8.0%) , and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (5.9%) , along with some German ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill
neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (3.9%).
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 Camp Kiwanis / Breezy Hill neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.5%) 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.