Found within zip codes: 03801
Popular real estate near Portsmouth, NH (Wentworth Acres)
Wentworth Acres median real estate prices are $264,637, which is more expensive than 74.3% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire and 73.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Wentworth Acres are currently $952, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 74.3% 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) 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 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.
In Wentworth Acres, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wentworth Acres is very tight compared to the demand for property here.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: Occupations
With 2.9% 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 97.8% 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 British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 1.6% have British ancestry.
Wentworth Acres is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% 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 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.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. 62.8% 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 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Wentworth Acres neighborhood in Portsmouth are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 11.7% 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 55.9% of America's neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations. 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.6%), and 15.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Wentworth Acres neighborhood in Portsmouth, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.8%) , and residents who report Italian roots (9.3%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.3%) , along with some German ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Wentworth Acres neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% 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 Wentworth Acres neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (91.2%) 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 (5.4%) . 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||$264,637|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to NH, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Rowhouses & attached homes 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 Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy, Urban Sophisticates and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 8 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Middle income (near average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some Black, some East Asian, some Puerto Rican and some Mexican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some French speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
2,656 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||84.8||89.8|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||4.3||2.7|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.2||0.3|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||23.0||25.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||34.0|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||11.7|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO NH*||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
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Portsmouth 1 in 409
in New Hampshire 1 in 532
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Portsmouth 1 in 34
in New Hampshire 1 in 44
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