Found within zip codes: 04401
Popular real estate near Bangor, ME (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Bangor are $140,358, which is more expensive than 42.9% of the neighborhoods in Maine and 43.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Bangor City Center are currently $664, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.0% of the neighborhoods in Maine.
Bangor City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bangor, Maine.
Real estate in the City Center of Bangor, ME 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 City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Bangor City Center are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 64.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Bangor City Center 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
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 get around.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Bangor City Center neighborhood has more French and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.8% have Canadian ancestry.Notable & Unique: People
Of particular note, 4.8% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
In addition, the Bangor City Center neighborhood stands out within Maine for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6% of college-friendly places to live in ME.Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Bangor City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Bangor City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 64.1% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 64.6% of the residential real estate in the Bangor City Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.3% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.The Neighbors 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 City Center neighborhood in Bangor are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 9.3% 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 60.0% 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 Bangor City Center neighborhood, 34.0% 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 29.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.9%), and 10.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.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 City Center neighborhood in Bangor, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.9%) , and residents who report French Canadian roots (12.3%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.7%) , along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Bangor City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% 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 Bangor City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (64.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (87.4%) 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$140,358|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to ME, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Mobile homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 5 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Lower middle income (somewhat below average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Government employees and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic and some Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some French speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
58 THIRTEENTH ST, BANGOR, ME 04401
FOURTEENTH STREET SCHOOL
224 FOURTEENTH ST, BANGOR, ME 04401
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
3,682 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||89.8||92.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||2.6||1.1|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||1.8||0.7|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||48.0||41.8|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||20.7|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||9.3|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO ME*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
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in Bangor 1 in 458
in Maine 1 in 812
National Median 29.1
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in Bangor 1 in 19
in Maine 1 in 39
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