East Lyme, CT (Niantic)




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About East Lyme, CT (Niantic)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Niantic median real estate price is $343,356, which is more expensive than 68.9% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 74.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Niantic is currently $1,468, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.0% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Niantic 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).

Niantic 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 Niantic neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Niantic. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (21.6%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Lyme, the Niantic 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 Niantic 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, Niantic 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 Niantic neighborhood has more Irish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.8% have Greek ancestry.

Niantic is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Connecticut, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Niantic may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Connecticut, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.7% of neighborhoods in CT. If a Connecticut retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


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 Niantic 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 83.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 85.0% 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 Niantic neighborhood, 51.0% 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 22.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.7%), and 11.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Niantic neighborhood in East Lyme, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (29.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.7%), and residents who report English roots (17.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (9.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Niantic neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households.

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 Niantic neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.7%) 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 (7.3%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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EAST LYME SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
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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