Found within zip codes: 02809
Popular real estate near Bristol, RI (Town Center / Roger Williams U)
Town Center / Roger Williams U median real estate prices are $287,464, which is more expensive than 72.6% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 77.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Town Center / Roger Williams U are currently $744, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 48.7% of Rhode Island neighborhoods.
Town Center / Roger Williams U 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).
Town Center / Roger Williams U real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Town Center / Roger Williams U 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 6.9% in Town Center / Roger Williams U. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.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: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Town Center / Roger Williams U 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, Town Center / Roger Williams U 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.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood has more Portuguese and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 2.9% have Greek ancestry.
Town Center / Roger Williams U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.4% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Town Center / Roger Williams U 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 0.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Rhode Island.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 34.3% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Town Center / Roger Williams U choose to walk to work each day (13.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.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 Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood in Bristol are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.5% 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 70.8% 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 Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood, 36.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.9%), and 17.5% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood in Bristol, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Portuguese (24.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.0%) , and residents who report Irish roots (11.3%) , and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (6.3%) , along with some English ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 10.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.0% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (8.4%).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 Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (75.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (13.3%) and 7.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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||$287,464|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Medium 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 Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Small dwellings (1, 2, or no 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)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Nautical and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some College students (people currently attending college), 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||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Italian ancestry, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic and some East Asian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Portuguese speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
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 (%)||33.1|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||5.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Bristol, RI appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
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in Bristol 1 in 1910
in Rhode Island 1 in 404
National Median 29.1
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in Bristol 1 in 74
in Rhode Island 1 in 37
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