Colchester, CT (Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd)




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About Colchester, CT (Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd median real estate price is $297,020, which is more expensive than 61.9% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 70.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd is currently $1,391, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.9% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colchester, Connecticut.

Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.5% in Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Colchester, the Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood has more French Canadian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 4.6% have Portuguese ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 98.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


The Neighbors

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 Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd 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 89.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood, 46.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 16.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood in Colchester, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report Polish roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (14.3%), along with some German ancestry residents (9.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).

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 Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (90.7%) 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 (6.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd 0.101011101001110
Colchester 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Norwich Ave / Chestnut Hill Rd 0.101011101001110
Colchester 0.101011101001110
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Colchester 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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COLCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
William J. Johnston Middle School
360 Norwich Avenue
Colchester, CT, 06415
06-08
Jack Jackter Intermediate School
315 Halls Hill Road
Colchester, CT, 06415
03-05
Colchester Elementary School
380 Norwich Avenue
Colchester, CT, 06415
PK-02
Bacon Academy
611 Norwich Avenue
Colchester, CT, 06415
09-12

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