Real Estate Prices and Overview
Eastern Ave / Stone St median real estate prices are $130,140, which is more expensive than 36.2% of the neighborhoods
in Maine and 37.7% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Eastern Ave / Stone St are currently
$613, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 56.6% of Maine neighborhoods.
Eastern Ave / Stone St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Augusta, Maine.
Eastern Ave / Stone St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Eastern Ave / Stone St are 7.3%,
which is lower than one will find in 61.4% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Eastern Ave / Stone 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
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 Augusta,
the Eastern Ave / Stone St 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 Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood has more
French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 17.6% have French ancestry.
Eastern Ave / Stone St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 98.3% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Augusta neighborhood.
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 Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood in Augusta are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 42.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 18.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has
a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about
the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood, 28.4%
of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.8% 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 20.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood in Augusta, ME, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(17.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%) , and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (10.4%) , along with some German ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Eastern Ave / Stone St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households. Some people also speak French (4.1%).
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 Eastern Ave / Stone St neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.7%) 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 (9.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.