Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of St. Albans are $199,437, which is more expensive than 48.1% of the neighborhoods
in Vermont and 61.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in St. Albans City Center are currently
$731, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 45.4% of Vermont neighborhoods.
St. Albans City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in St. Albans, Vermont.
Real estate in the City Center of St. Albans, VT is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 City Center 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.
In St. Albans City Center, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.2% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in St. Albans City Center
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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: Diversity
Did you know that the St. Albans City Center neighborhood has more
French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 17.6% have French ancestry.
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 City Center neighborhood in St. Albans are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 59.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 28.4% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.3%
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 St. Albans City Center neighborhood, 38.6%
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 22.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(19.8%), and 18.8% 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 City Center neighborhood in St. Albans, VT, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French
(17.6%). There are also a number of people of French Canadian ancestry (14.4%) , and residents who report Irish roots (12.3%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.0%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the St. Albans City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.1% of households.
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 St. Albans City Center neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.7% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.2%) 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 (11.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.