Shelton, CT (Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St)




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About Shelton, CT (Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St median real estate price is $417,146, which is more expensive than 83.6% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 81.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St is currently $3,220, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Shelton, Connecticut.

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

In Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Shelton, the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

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

In addition, the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 9.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Connecticut. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood has more Portuguese and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 4.6% have Slovak ancestry.

Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.


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 Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood in Shelton 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 94.7% of the neighborhoods in America. 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

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 Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood, 39.2% 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 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.0%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood in Shelton, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (25.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.5%), and residents who report German roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.0% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (8.1%).

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 Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St 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 (88.1%) 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 (7.6%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St 0.101011101001110
Shelton 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18

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Shelton 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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SHELTON SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Perry Hill Elementary School
60 Perry Hill Road
Shelton, CT, 06484
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Shelton High School
120 Meadow St.
Shelton, CT, 06484
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Mohegan School
47 Mohegan Rd.
Shelton, CT, 06484
N-N
Long Hill School
565 Long Hill Ave.
Shelton, CT, 06484
N-N
Intermediate School
675 Constitution Blvd. No.
Shelton, CT, 06484
N-N
Elizabeth Shelton School
138 Willoughby Rd.
Shelton, CT, 06484
N-N
Booth Hill School
544 Booth Hill Rd.
Shelton, CT, 06484
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Sunnyside School
418 River Rd.
Shelton, CT, 06484
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