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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Town Center / Floydville median real estate price is $441,630, which is more expensive than 53.2% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 60.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Town Center / Floydville is currently $1,870, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.1% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Town Center / Floydville is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Granby, Connecticut.

Town Center / Floydville 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 Town Center / Floydville neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Town Center / Floydville has a 13.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 East Granby, the Town Center / Floydville neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Town Center / Floydville neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, with more than 1.8% of residents living with a same sex partner, Town Center / Floydville is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Town Center / Floydville neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 7.4% have Arab ancestry.

Town Center / Floydville is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Town Center / Floydville neighborhood in East Granby are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.4% 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.

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 Town Center / Floydville neighborhood, 37.8% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.8%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Town Center / Floydville neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.8% of households. Some people also speak Italian (15.6%).

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 Town Center / Floydville neighborhood in East Granby, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.1%), along with some German ancestry residents (8.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Town Center / Floydville neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.0%) 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 (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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