Hartford, CT (Franklin Ave / Brown St)




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About Hartford, CT (Franklin Ave / Brown St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Franklin Ave / Brown St median real estate price is $206,937, which is less expensive than 67.0% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 67.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Franklin Ave / Brown St is currently $948, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.0% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Franklin Ave / Brown St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hartford, Connecticut.

Franklin Ave / Brown St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Franklin Ave / Brown St 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.1% in Franklin Ave / Brown St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 56.1% 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 Hartford, the Franklin Ave / Brown St 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 Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 39.5% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Franklin Ave / Brown St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 55.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 98.6% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,393 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.8%, which is higher than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (20.9% ride the bus) than 97.3% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.


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 Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood in Hartford are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 88.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood, 41.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.6%), and 17.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood in Hartford, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (39.5%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (12.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.3%), along with some Yugoslav ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 31.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 66.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Polish.

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 Franklin Ave / Brown St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (50.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (20.9%) and 18.6% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Franklin Ave / Brown St 0.101011101001110
Hartford 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Franklin Ave / Brown St 0.101011101001110
Hartford 0.101011101001110
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Franklin Ave / Brown St 0.101011101001110
Hartford 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of CT 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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