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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Yale Farm / Ceppa Field median real estate price is $260,364, which is less expensive than 85.3% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 67.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Yale Farm / Ceppa Field is currently $2,108, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.9% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Yale Farm / Ceppa Field is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Meriden, Connecticut.

Yale Farm / Ceppa Field 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Yale Farm / Ceppa Field has a 10.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 61.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are 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 Meriden, the Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 22.5% have Italian ancestry.

Yale Farm / Ceppa Field is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.4% 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 97.9% 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 Yale Farm / Ceppa Field 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 54.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood, 40.1% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.4%), and 16.7% 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 Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish 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 Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood in Meriden, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (22.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (22.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (18.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.5%), among others. In addition, 10.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Yale Farm / Ceppa Field neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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