Real Estate Prices and Overview
Falmouth Foreside median real estate prices are $346,309, which is more expensive than 97.4% of the neighborhoods
in Maine and 83.0% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Falmouth Foreside are currently
$1,091, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.7%
of the neighborhoods in Maine.
Falmouth Foreside is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Falmouth, Maine. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Falmouth Foreside 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 Falmouth Foreside 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 Falmouth Foreside are 6.4%,
which is lower than one will find in 67.6% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Falmouth Foreside
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: Real Estate
Falmouth Foreside is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Falmouth Foreside neighborhood has more
Scottish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 20.7% have English ancestry.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Falmouth Foreside neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.0% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Maine, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Maine.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
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 Falmouth Foreside neighborhood in Falmouth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 74.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 9.0% 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 64.9%
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 Falmouth Foreside neighborhood, 55.5%
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 20.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(16.4%), and 7.9% 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 Falmouth Foreside neighborhood in Falmouth, ME, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(20.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.3%) , and residents who report German roots (7.5%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.1%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.9%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Falmouth Foreside
neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Falmouth Foreside neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (91.3%) 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 (5.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.