New Britain, CT (Francis St / Roxbury Rd)




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About New Britain, CT (Francis St / Roxbury Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Francis St / Roxbury Rd median real estate price is $168,879, which is less expensive than 81.7% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 81.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Francis St / Roxbury Rd is currently $1,167, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.4% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Francis St / Roxbury Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Britain, Connecticut.

Francis St / Roxbury Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Francis St / Roxbury Rd has a 14.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.0% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 13.9% have Polish ancestry.

Francis St / Roxbury Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 14.8% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 19.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Connecticut.


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 Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood in New Britain are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.2% of U.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 Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood, 39.1% 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 22.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.8%), and 16.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood in New Britain, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (18.2%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Polish roots (13.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 26.2% 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 Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 51.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, Arabic and French.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Francis St / Roxbury Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.0%) 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 (7.2%) . 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Francis St / Roxbury Rd 0.101011101001110
New Britain 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Francis St / Roxbury Rd 0.101011101001110
New Britain 0.101011101001110
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New Britain 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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