New London, CT (East New London / Connecticut College)




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About New London, CT (East New London / Connecticut College)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

East New London / Connecticut College median real estate price is $148,955, which is less expensive than 87.4% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 87.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East New London / Connecticut College is currently $1,227, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.3% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

East New London / Connecticut College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New London, Connecticut.

East New London / Connecticut College real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

East New London / Connecticut College has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.9% 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 London, the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 97.3% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood, analysis shows that 25.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Also, in the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 29.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 44.5% of the residents of the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the East New London / Connecticut College 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 2.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Connecticut.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood has more Dominican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 2.6% have Haitian ancestry.

East New London / Connecticut College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

90.2% of the real estate in the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 81.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.1% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood in New London are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 33.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.6% 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 East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood, 45.6% 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 the military, with 30.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (22.1%), and 17.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood in New London, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (12.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (8.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 17.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (22.3%).

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 East New London / Connecticut College neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (29.4%) and 14.5% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Jennings School
50 Mercer Street
New London, CT, 06320
KG-05
Nathan Hale Magnet Elementary School For The Perfo
432 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT, 06320
PK-05
New London High School
490 Jefferson Avenue
New London, CT, 06320
09-12
Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School
36 Waller Street
New London, CT, 06320
05-08
Winthrop Elementary Magnet Stem School
74 Grove Street
New London, CT, 06320
KG-05
Early Childhood Center At Harbor
432 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT, 06320
PK-KG

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