West Haven, CT (Orange Ave / Meloy Rd)



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About West Haven, CT (Orange Ave / Meloy Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Orange Ave / Meloy Rd median real estate price is $206,776, which is less expensive than 68.8% of Connecticut neighborhoods and 55.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Orange Ave / Meloy Rd is currently $1,611, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.1% of Connecticut neighborhoods.

Orange Ave / Meloy Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Haven, Connecticut.

Orange Ave / Meloy Rd 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Orange Ave / Meloy Rd has a 12.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 West Haven, the Orange Ave / Meloy Rd 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 Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 4.5% have Arab ancestry.

Orange Ave / Meloy Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the 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 Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood in West Haven are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 22.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.0% of U.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 Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood, 29.4% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (26.9%), and 16.0% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 54.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic, French and Polish.

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 Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood in West Haven, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (10.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 27.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Orange Ave / Meloy Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (7.2%) . 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:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (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. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Orange Ave / Meloy Rd 0.101011101001110
West Haven 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.07

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Orange Ave / Meloy Rd 0.101011101001110
West Haven 0.101011101001110
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Orange Ave / Meloy Rd 0.101011101001110
West Haven 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 19

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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WEST HAVEN 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*
Alma E. Pagels School
26 Benham Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
PK-04
Carrigan 5/6 Intermediate School
2 Tetlow St.
West Haven, CT 06516
05-06
Edith E. Mackrille School
806 Jones Hill Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
PK-04
Forest School
95 Burwell Rd.
West Haven, CT 06516
PK-04
Harry M. Bailey Middle School
106 Morgan Ln.
West Haven, CT 06516
07-08
Savin Rock Community School
50 Park St.
West Haven, CT 06516
PK-04
Seth G. Haley School
148 South St.
West Haven, CT 06516
PK-04
Washington School
369 Washington Ave.
West Haven, CT 06516
PK-04
West Haven High School
One Mc Donough Plaza
West Haven, CT 06516
09-12
* 10 is highest

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