Pleasure Beach / Seaside median real estate price is $428,952, which is more expensive than 66.1% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 65.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Pleasure Beach / Seaside is currently $2,744, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.2% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.
Pleasure Beach / Seaside is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Waterford, Connecticut. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Pleasure Beach / Seaside 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 Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in Pleasure Beach / Seaside. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Pleasure Beach / Seaside is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Pleasure Beach / Seaside is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
Did you know that the Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood has more Portuguese and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 28.4% have Irish ancestry.
Pleasure Beach / Seaside is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 15.8% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood in Waterford 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 88.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood, 59.7% 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 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.0%), and 8.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Some people also speak Italian (15.8%).
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 Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood in Waterford, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (24.4%), and residents who report German roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Pleasure Beach / Seaside neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.2%) 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 (8.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.