Real Estate Prices and Overview
Wentworth Acres median real estate prices are $274,697, which is more expensive than 81.8% of the neighborhoods
in New Hampshire and 74.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Wentworth Acres are currently
$1,194, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.1%
of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire.
Wentworth Acres is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Wentworth Acres real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Wentworth Acres 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 Wentworth Acres are 4.9%,
which is lower than one will find in 77.2% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Wentworth Acres
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 Portsmouth,
the Wentworth Acres neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 3.0% of employed workers living in the
Wentworth Acres neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 98.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Wentworth Acres neighborhood has more
Greek and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 7.5% have French ancestry.
Wentworth Acres is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Wentworth Acres neighborhood stands out by having 93.9% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of all American
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Wentworth Acres is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
Residents of the Wentworth Acres neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 61.3% 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 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
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 Wentworth Acres neighborhood in Portsmouth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 62.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 8.2% 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 67.2%
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 Wentworth Acres neighborhood, 41.2%
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 24.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(18.2%), and 15.8% 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 Wentworth Acres neighborhood in Portsmouth, NH, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish
(17.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (7.5%) , along with some German ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Wentworth Acres
neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% 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 Wentworth Acres neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.3% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (93.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.