Orange, CT (Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave)




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About Orange, CT (Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave median real estate price is $430,525, which is more expensive than 84.2% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 83.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Orange, Connecticut.

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

In Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.7% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave 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 97.3% 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 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood has more Russian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 2.0% have Greek ancestry.

Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% 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 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.1% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood is wealthier than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Also, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 33.7% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.


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 Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood in Orange are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.2% 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 74.4% of America'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 Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood, 54.4% 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 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.1%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood in Orange, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report English roots (18.5%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (12.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (11.1%), among others. In addition, 12.3% 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 Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Polish and Italian.

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 Grassy Hill Rd / Derby Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.4%) 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 (7.3%) and 5.2% of residents also take the train 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Orange 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Orange 0.101011101001110
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Orange 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 05


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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
Amity Middle School: Orange
100 Ohman Avenue
Orange, CT, 06477
07-08
Amity Regional High School
25 Newton Road
Woodbridge, CT, 06525
09-12
Amity Middle School: Bethany
190 Luke Hill Road
Bethany, CT, 06524
07-08

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ORANGE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Connecticut

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Better than of CT school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Discipline District State
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
Mary L. Tracy School
107 Schoolhouse Lane
Orange, CT, 06477
PK-KG
Peck Place School
500 Peck Lane
Orange, CT, 06477
01-06
Race Brook School
107 Grannis Road
Orange, CT, 06477
01-06
Turkey Hill School
441 Turkey Hill Road
Orange, CT, 06477
01-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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