New Canaan, CT (Talmadge Hill / Ponus)




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About New Canaan, CT (Talmadge Hill / Ponus)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Talmadge Hill / Ponus median real estate price is $1,732,435, which is more expensive than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Talmadge Hill / Ponus is currently $3,265, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Talmadge Hill / Ponus is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Talmadge Hill / Ponus real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Talmadge Hill / Ponus are 6.0%, which is lower than one will find in 69.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Talmadge Hill / Ponus is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Talmadge Hill / Ponus is among the best neighborhoods for families in Connecticut. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Connecticut. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 78.9% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 99.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.8% of neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood has more English and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.8% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 0.9% have Romanian ancestry.

Talmadge Hill / Ponus is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% 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 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 24.2% of the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.9% of America's neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood in New Canaan are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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

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 Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood, 61.0% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.3%), and 6.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood in New Canaan, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (17.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (13.3%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 10.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.9%).

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 Talmadge Hill / Ponus neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (71.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (24.2%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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New Canaan 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Talmadge Hill / Ponus 0.101011101001110
New Canaan 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 18.12
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New Canaan 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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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
East School
54 Little Brook Road
New Canaan, CT, 06840
KG-04
New Canaan High School
11 Farm Road
New Canaan, CT, 06840
09-12
Saxe Middle School
468 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT, 06840
05-08
South School
8 Farm Road
New Canaan, CT, 06840
KG-04
West School
769 Ponus Ridge
New Canaan, CT, 06840
PK-04

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