Fairfield, CT (Murray)




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About Fairfield, CT (Murray)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Murray median real estate price is $829,840, which is more expensive than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 95.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Murray is currently $2,679, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Murray is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.8% in Murray. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Murray neighborhood has more Hungarian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 1.9% have Finnish ancestry.

Murray is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

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 Murray neighborhood is wealthier than 99.4% 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.

In addition, 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 Murray neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.9% 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 Murray 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.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Murray neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Finally, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Murray neighborhood, where 33.2% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Murray neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Murray neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.6% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Murray neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.3% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one way that the Murray neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.4% 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 14.7% of the Murray neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.4% of America's neighborhoods.


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 Murray neighborhood in Fairfield 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% 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 77.7% 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 Murray neighborhood, 61.2% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.7%), and 5.6% 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 Murray neighborhood in Fairfield, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (25.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.5%), and residents who report German roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Murray neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.8%).

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 Murray neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (14.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (73.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (14.7%) and 6.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Murray 0.101011101001110
Fairfield 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Murray 0.101011101001110
Fairfield 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 18.12
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Murray 0.101011101001110
Fairfield 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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FAIRFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of CT school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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