Stamford, CT (W Main St / West Ave)




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About Stamford, CT (W Main St / West Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Main St / West Ave median real estate price is $381,803, which is more expensive than 77.5% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 79.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Main St / West Ave is currently $2,171, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.6% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

W Main St / West Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Stamford, Connecticut.

W Main St / West Ave 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 W Main St / West 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.5% in W Main St / West Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Stamford, the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood has more Jamaican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 7.4% have Haitian ancestry.

W Main St / West Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (51.5%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (45.6%) than are found in 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The W Main St / West Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 38.3% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The W Main St / West Ave neighborhood stands out within Connecticut for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.0% of college-friendly places to live in CT.


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 W Main St / West Ave neighborhood in Stamford are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood, 48.5% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.8%), and 13.2% in executive, management, and professional 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 W Main St / West Ave neighborhood in Stamford, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (8.1%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report Haitian roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of Jamaican ancestry (7.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 45.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Main St / West Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 48.9% of households. Some people also speak English (37.8%).

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 W Main St / West Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (67.6%) 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 (9.6%) and 9.3% 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Stamford 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Stamford 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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STAMFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of CT school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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