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 75.7% 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 45.6% 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
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.
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, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Town Center / Roger Williams U
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
38.0% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Town Center / Roger Williams U neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 21.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 97.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 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
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, 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.