North Westchester / Westchester median real estate price is $359,895, which is more expensive than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 58.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in North Westchester / Westchester is currently $2,446, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.8% of Connecticut neighborhoods.
North Westchester / Westchester is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colchester, Connecticut.
North Westchester / Westchester real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In North Westchester / Westchester, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in North Westchester / Westchester is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 get around.
Did you know that the North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood has more French Canadian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.0% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 13.1% have Polish ancestry.
North Westchester / Westchester is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.2% 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 North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood in Colchester are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood, 54.8% 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 18.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.5%), and 9.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households.
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 North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood in Colchester, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (10.5%), among others.
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 North Westchester / Westchester neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (82.8%) 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 (6.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.