Found within zip codes: 02809
Popular real estate near Bristol, RI (Hope St / Thames St)
Hope St / Thames St median real estate prices are $273,532, which is more expensive than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 74.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Hope St / Thames St are currently $672, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 76.4% of Rhode Island neighborhoods.
Hope St / Thames St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bristol, Rhode Island. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Hope St / Thames St 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Hope St / Thames St 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.4% in Hope St / Thames St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.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
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Hope St / Thames St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Hope St / Thames St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Hope St / Thames St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 47.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Furthermore, 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 70.2% of the residential real estate in the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood has more Portuguese and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 7.0% have French ancestry.
Hope St / Thames St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 17.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Rhode Island.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 Hope St / Thames St neighborhood in Bristol are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 10.5% 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 58.6% of America'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 Hope St / Thames St neighborhood, 34.5% 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 33.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.6%), and 13.4% 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 Hope St / Thames St neighborhood in Bristol, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Portuguese (36.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.5%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.9%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.2%) , along with some French ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 15.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.9% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (17.8%).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 Hope St / Thames St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (76.6%) 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 (11.9%) and 6.0% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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||$273,532|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Low cost relative to RI, medium cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density) , coastal|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small apartment buildings, some Single-family homes and a few Complexes/high rise apartments|
|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), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Nautical, Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Seniors (people 65 and over), some College students (people currently attending college) and some Families with children (family households with school-aged children)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 7 (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 Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Italian ancestry, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic and some Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Portuguese speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
COLT ANDREWS SCHOOL
570574 HOPE ST, BRISTOL, RI 02809
* 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.
3,474 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||90.9||65.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||0.9||2.9|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.4||0.7|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||33.1||42.5|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||28.2|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||10.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Hope St / Thames St neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Bristol, RI appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in Hope St / Thames St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Bristol 1 in 1910
in Rhode Island 1 in 404
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Hope St / Thames St SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Bristol 1 in 74
in Rhode Island 1 in 37
Hope St / Thames St neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Bristol, RI crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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