East Lyme, CT (Giants Neck)




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About East Lyme, CT (Giants Neck)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Giants Neck median real estate price is $328,455, which is more expensive than 68.8% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 74.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Giants Neck is currently $1,485, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.0% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Giants Neck is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in East Lyme, Connecticut. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Giants Neck real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Giants Neck neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Giants Neck has a 16.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.9% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.4%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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 Lyme, the Giants Neck neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Giants Neck neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Giants Neck is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Giants Neck neighborhood has more Finnish and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 2.3% have Brazilian ancestry.

Giants Neck is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.8% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Giants Neck neighborhood in East Lyme are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.9% 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 75.0% 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 Giants Neck neighborhood, 56.0% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.9%), and 11.8% 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 Giants Neck neighborhood in East Lyme, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (23.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report German roots (16.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (10.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Giants Neck neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.4% of households.

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 Giants Neck neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Crime Data

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East Lyme 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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East Lyme 0.101011101001110
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East Lyme 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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EAST LYME SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Integrated Preschool
29 Society Road
East Lyme, CT, 06333
PK-PK
East Lyme High School
30 Chesterfield Rd
East Lyme, CT, 06333
09-12
East Lyme Middle School
31 Society Road
Niantic, CT, 06357
05-12
Flanders School
167 Boston Post Road
East Lyme, CT, 06333
KG-04
Lillie B. Haynes School
29 Society Road
Niantic, CT, 06357
KG-04
Niantic Center School
7 West Main Street
Niantic, CT, 06357
KG-04
Post High School Transition Center
132 Boston Post Rd, Unit#11
East Lyme, CT, 06333
12-12
Coastal Connections
315 Flanders Rd
East Lyme, CT, 06333
09-12

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