Darien, CT (Noroton Heights)




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About Darien, CT (Noroton Heights)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Noroton Heights median real estate price is $1,157,750, which is more expensive than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Noroton Heights is currently $3,259, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Noroton Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Darien, Connecticut.

Noroton Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Noroton Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Noroton Heights are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 73.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Noroton Heights 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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Noroton Heights neighborhood has more British and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 26.1% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Noroton Heights neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.6% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Noroton Heights neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Noroton Heights neighborhood is wealthier than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Noroton Heights neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 79.0% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Noroton Heights neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 22.3% of the Noroton Heights neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 64.0% of the workforce in the Noroton Heights neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


The Neighbors

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 Noroton Heights neighborhood in Darien 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 83.9% of America'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 Noroton Heights neighborhood, 64.0% 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 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.0%), and 6.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Noroton Heights neighborhood in Darien, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (26.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.5%), and residents who report German roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Noroton Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.4%).

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 Noroton Heights neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (22.3%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Noroton Heights 0.101011101001110
Darien 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Noroton Heights 0.101011101001110
Darien 0.101011101001110
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Darien 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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DARIEN 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
Darien High School
80 High School Lane
Darien, CT, 06820
09-12
Middlesex Middle School
204 Hollow Tree Ridge Road
Darien, CT, 06820
06-08
Royle Elementary School
133 Mansfield Avenue
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05
Tokeneke Elementary School
7 Old Farm Road
Darien, CT, 06820
PK-05
Holmes Elementary School
18 Hoyt Street
Darien, CT, 06820
KG-05
Ox Ridge Elementary School
395 Mansfield Avenue
Darien, CT, 06820
KG-05
Hindley Elementary School
10 Nearwater Lane
Darien, CT, 06820
KG-05

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