Ellington, CT (Crystal Lake)




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About Ellington, CT (Crystal Lake)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crystal Lake median real estate price is $259,120, which is less expensive than 50.8% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 50.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Crystal Lake is currently $1,547, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.0% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Crystal Lake is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ellington, Connecticut.

Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Crystal Lake, the current vacancy rate is 1.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Crystal Lake is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Ellington, the Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake 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 Crystal Lake community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Crystal Lake neighborhood has more Swiss and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 7.7% have French Canadian ancestry.

Crystal Lake is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 1.2% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Crystal Lake neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.


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 Crystal Lake neighborhood in Ellington 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 86.2% 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 Crystal Lake neighborhood, 41.4% 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 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.8%), and 14.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Crystal Lake neighborhood in Ellington, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (24.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (17.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (16.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (12.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Crystal Lake neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% 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 Crystal Lake neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.3%) 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 (6.5%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crystal Lake 0.101011101001110
Ellington 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Crystal Lake 0.101011101001110
Ellington 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 18.12
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Crystal Lake 0.101011101001110
Ellington 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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ELLINGTON 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
Windermere Intermediate School
2 Abbott Road
Ellington, CT, 06029
05-06
Center School
49 Main Street
Ellington, CT, 06029
PK-04
Crystal Lake School
284 Sandy Beach Road
Ellington, CT, 06029
KG-04
Ellington High School
37 Maple Street
Ellington, CT, 06029
09-12
Ellington Middle School
46 Middle Butcher Road
Ellington, CT, 06029
07-08
Windermere School
2 Abbott Road
Ellington, CT, 06029
KG-04

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