Real Estate Prices and Overview
Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St median real estate prices are $177,325, which is less expensive than 91.7% of Massachusetts neighborhoods
and 44.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St are currently
$516, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 95.6% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St are 6.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 67.7% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 28.9% have Puerto Rican ancestry.
Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.1%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (65.4%) than found in
96.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St
neighborhood than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite
the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains
a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many
laborers and manufacturers.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 40.7% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood in New Bedford are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 94.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 65.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.9%
of U.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 Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood, 44.3%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 20.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(20.0%), and 15.7% 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 Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood in New Bedford, MA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican
(28.9%). There are also a number of people of Portuguese ancestry (15.4%) , and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (9.7%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.6%) , along with some English ancestry residents (3.1%), among others.
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 Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St
neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 46.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Portuguese and French.
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 Mount Pleasant St / Coggeshall St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.0% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (67.8%) 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 (20.6%) and 8.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.