Rocky Hill, CT (Elm St / Gilbert Ave)




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About Rocky Hill, CT (Elm St / Gilbert Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Elm St / Gilbert Ave median real estate price is $290,178, which is more expensive than 59.1% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 68.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Elm St / Gilbert Ave is currently $1,429, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.3% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Elm St / Gilbert Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

Elm St / Gilbert Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Elm St / Gilbert Ave, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Elm St / Gilbert 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood has more Italian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.4% have Finnish ancestry.

Elm St / Gilbert Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Connecticut, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in 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 Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood in Rocky Hill 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 89.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 15.5% 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 52.2% 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 Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood, 49.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.3%), and 12.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood in Rocky Hill, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (28.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Polish roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (7.2%), among others. In addition, 14.1% 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 Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish 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 Elm St / Gilbert Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.6%) 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 (5.5%) . 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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Elm St / Gilbert Ave 0.101011101001110
Rocky Hill 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Elm St / Gilbert Ave 0.101011101001110
Rocky Hill 0.101011101001110
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Rocky Hill 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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ROCKY HILL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Myrtle H. Stevens School
322 Orchard Street
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
KG-05
Rocky Hill High School
50 Chapin Avenue
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
09-12
West Hill School
95 Cronin Drive
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
PK-05
Albert D. Griswold Middle School
144 Bailey Road
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
05-08

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