Real Estate Prices and Overview
Andover St / Burnham Rd median real estate prices are $306,605, which is more expensive than 46.7% of the neighborhoods
in Massachusetts and 78.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Andover St / Burnham Rd are currently
$1,142, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 47.3% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Andover St / Burnham Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Andover St / Burnham Rd 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 Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in
Andover St / Burnham Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lowell,
the Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood has more
Irish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 3.2% have Greek ancestry.
Andover St / Burnham Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% 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 99.3% 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 Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood in Lowell are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 83.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 3.4% 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 80.6%
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 Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood, 42.4%
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 23.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(18.0%), and 16.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood in Lowell, MA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(25.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (8.9%) , and residents who report English roots (6.7%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.5%) , along with some French ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 10.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Andover St / Burnham Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (the dominant language of Cambodia).
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 Andover St / Burnham Rd neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (88.3%) 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 (7.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.