New Haven, CT (Columbus Ave / Washington Ave)




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About New Haven, CT (Columbus Ave / Washington Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Columbus Ave / Washington Ave median real estate price is $190,378, which is less expensive than 74.5% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 74.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Columbus Ave / Washington Ave is currently $1,150, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.0% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Columbus Ave / Washington Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Haven, Connecticut.

Columbus Ave / Washington Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave 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 1970 and 1999.

Columbus Ave / Washington Ave has a 16.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.3% 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 New Haven, the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Columbus Ave / Washington Ave 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, 70.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.7% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 73.1% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 2.8% have Dominican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (22.4% ride the bus) than 97.6% 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.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave (20.9%) than in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood in New Haven are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.3% of U.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 Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood, 48.3% 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 34.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.7%), and 4.7% in executive, management, and professional 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 Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood in New Haven, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (28.8%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (2.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.4%), among others. In addition, 16.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 51.8% of households. Some people also speak English (44.5%).

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 Columbus Ave / Washington Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (51.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (22.4%) and 20.9% 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 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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Columbus Ave / Washington Ave 0.101011101001110
New Haven 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Columbus Ave / Washington Ave 0.101011101001110
New Haven 0.101011101001110
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New Haven 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of CT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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