Reservoir - Whiskey Hill median real estate price is $328,611, which is more expensive than 39.2% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 50.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Reservoir - Whiskey Hill is currently $1,889, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.8% of Connecticut neighborhoods.
Reservoir - Whiskey Hill is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Reservoir - Whiskey Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Reservoir - Whiskey Hill are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 66.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Reservoir - Whiskey Hill 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.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bridgeport, the Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Reservoir - Whiskey Hill 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 4.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Connecticut.
Did you know that the Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 27.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 15.9% have Jamaican ancestry.
Reservoir - Whiskey Hill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood in Bridgeport are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 48.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 48.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood, 27.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.5%), and 21.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 54.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
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 Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood in Bridgeport, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (27.3%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report Dominican roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (4.8%), along with some Haitian ancestry residents (2.8%), among others. In addition, 28.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Reservoir - Whiskey Hill neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.9%) 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 (14.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.