Hamden, CT (Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U)



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About Hamden, CT (Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U median real estate price is $230,593, which is less expensive than 61.4% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 47.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U is currently $2,126, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.5% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hamden, Connecticut.

Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 17.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 80.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, 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 Hamden, the Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U 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 Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U 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 Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, an extraordinary 52.1% of the residents of the Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 18.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.5% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood has more Italian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 23.0% have Irish ancestry.

Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% 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 Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood in Hamden are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.4% 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.

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 Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood, 49.9% 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.4%), and 6.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

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 Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood in Hamden, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (29.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.0%), and residents who report German roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.9%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.6%), 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 Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (72.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (18.3%) and 6.4% 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U 0.101011101001110
Hamden 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.07

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Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U 0.101011101001110
Hamden 0.101011101001110
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Mount Carmel / Quinnipiac U 0.101011101001110
Hamden 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 19

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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HAMDEN 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*
Bear Path School
10 Kirk Rd.
Hamden, CT 06514
KG-06
Church Street School
95 Church St.
Hamden, CT 06514
PK-06
Dunbar Hill School
315 Lane St.
Hamden, CT 06514
PK-06
Hamden High School
2040 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06514
09-12
Hamden Middle School
2623 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
07-08
Helen Street School
285 Helen St.
Hamden, CT 06514
PK-06
Ridge Hill School
120 Carew Rd.
Hamden, CT 06517
KG-06
Shepherd Glen School
1 Skiff St. Ext.
Hamden, CT 06514
KG-06
Spring Glen School
1908 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06517
KG-06
West Woods School
350 West Todd St.
Hamden, CT 06518
KG-06
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