Weston, CT (Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave)




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About Weston, CT (Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave median real estate price is $965,401, which is more expensive than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave is currently $2,549, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.4% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Weston, Connecticut.

Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave has a 16.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.5% 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 Weston, the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 87.5% of the adults living in the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave is among the best neighborhoods for families in Connecticut. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Connecticut. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood.

Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood has more British and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 3.4% have Eastern European ancestry.

Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 16.1% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, real estate in the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave 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 96.6% 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: Modes of Transportation

In the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 15.8% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 15.8% of the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 72.2% of the workforce in the Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood in Weston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.7% 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 90.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood, 72.2% 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 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.3%), and 2.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood in Weston, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.1%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (10.1%), among others.

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 Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.

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 Lyons Plain Rd / North Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (16.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (80.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.8%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Weston 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18
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Weston 0.101011101001110
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Weston 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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WESTON 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
Hurlbutt Elementary School
9 School Road
Weston, CT, 06883
PK-02
Weston Intermediate School
95 School Road
Weston, CT, 06883
03-05
Weston High School
115 School Road
Weston, CT, 06883
09-12
Weston Middle School
135 School Road
Weston, CT, 06883
06-08

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