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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Research Pkwy / E Main St median real estate price is $278,934, which is less expensive than 80.2% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 61.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Research Pkwy / E Main St is currently $2,971, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.7% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Research Pkwy / E Main St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Meriden, Connecticut.

Research Pkwy / E Main St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Research Pkwy / E Main St 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 7.5% in Research Pkwy / E Main St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Diversity

Did you know that the Research Pkwy / E Main St neighborhood has more Polish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 4.0% have Greek ancestry.

Research Pkwy / E Main St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Research Pkwy / E Main St neighborhood in Meriden are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.8% 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 65.3% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Research Pkwy / E Main St neighborhood, 43.3% 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 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.6%), and 9.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Research Pkwy / E Main St neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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 Research Pkwy / E Main St neighborhood in Meriden, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.8%), and residents who report Polish roots (19.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (13.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (12.1%), 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 Research Pkwy / E Main St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (84.2%) 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 (10.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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