Real Estate Prices and Overview
Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln median real estate prices are $141,402, which is less expensive than 91.8% of Vermont neighborhoods
and 57.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln are currently
$696, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 86.9% of Vermont neighborhoods.
Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Bennington, Vermont.
Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln are 5.6%,
which is lower than one will find in 72.3% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln neighborhood has more
French and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.4% have Armenian ancestry.
Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln neighborhood in Bennington are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 67.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 51.5% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln neighborhood, 34.6%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 27.3% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(24.5%), and 13.7% 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 Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln neighborhood in Bennington, VT, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(11.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (9.3%) , and residents who report English roots (8.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.2%) , along with some German ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are
tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are
at home with their families.
The most common language spoken in the Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Harwood Hill Rd / Houghton Ln neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.4% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (77.8%) 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 (16.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.