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 $442,177, which is more expensive than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 83.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

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 1.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.6% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood has more Slovak and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 31.2% have Italian ancestry.

Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.4% 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 99.2% 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 97.1% 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.

In addition, the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St 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 96.5% 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 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America.


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 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 93.5% 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, 38.2% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.4%), and 13.0% 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 Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood in Shelton, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (31.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Polish roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.8%), along with some German ancestry residents (9.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Walnut Tree Hill Rd / Thompson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.3% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (4.4%).

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 (49.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.3%) 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 (8.7%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Shelton 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Shelton 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Elizabeth Shelton School
138 Willoughby Road
Shelton, CT, 06484
KG-04
Intermediate School
675 Constitution Boulevard
Shelton, CT, 06484
07-08
Long Hill School
565 Long Hill Avenue
Shelton, CT, 06484
PK-04
Mohegan School
47 Mohegan Road
Shelton, CT, 06484
KG-04
Shelton High School
120 Meadow Street
Shelton, CT, 06484
09-12
Perry Hill Elementary School
60 Perry Hill Road
Shelton, CT, 06484
05-06
Sunnyside School
418 River Road
Shelton, CT, 06484
KG-04
Booth Hill School
544 Booth Hill Road
Shelton, CT, 06484
KG-04

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