Real Estate Prices and Overview
Town Center / Roger Williams U median real estate prices are $281,977, which is more expensive than 74.3% of the neighborhoods
in Rhode Island and 75.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Town Center / Roger Williams U are currently
$944, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 45.4% of Rhode Island neighborhoods.
Town Center / Roger Williams U is a suburban 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.
Real estate vacancies in Town Center / Roger Williams U are 5.1%,
which is lower than one will find in 75.6% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Town Center / Roger Williams U
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
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
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Town Center / Roger Williams U 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 Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 18.3% have Italian ancestry.
Town Center / Roger Williams U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.3% 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 99.7% 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 1.2% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Rhode Island.
In addition, an extraordinary 38.0% of the residents of the
Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is
such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes
a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during
the summer when many students are away.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Town Center / Roger Williams U choose to walk to work each day
(21.7%) 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.
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 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 60.1% 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 58.5%
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 Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood, 39.7%
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 23.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(23.3%), and 13.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood in Bristol, RI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Portuguese
(21.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (13.3%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.5%) , along with some English ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 11.6% 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 85.8% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (10.3%).
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 (46.4% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (71.1%) 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 (21.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.