Westport, CT (Greens Farms)




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About Westport, CT (Greens Farms)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Greens Farms median real estate price is $1,174,135, which is more expensive than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut and 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Greens Farms is currently $2,902, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut.

Greens Farms is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Westport, Connecticut. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Greens Farms real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Greens Farms 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 10.5% in Greens Farms. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.4% 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 Westport, the Greens Farms neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Greens Farms 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, Greens Farms 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.

In addition, one way that the Greens Farms neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Greens Farms neighborhood is wealthier than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Greens Farms also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Greens Farms neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Connecticut by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in Connecticut. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Also, 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 80.4% of the adults living in the Greens Farms neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Finally, greens Farms has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Greens Farms neighborhood has more Eastern European and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 6.5% have Scottish ancestry.

Greens Farms is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Greens Farms neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Greens Farms neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 16.4% 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: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Greens Farms neighborhood, analysis shows that 20.9% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Also, in the Greens Farms neighborhood, 27.9% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.3% of the workforce in the Greens Farms neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.0% 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 Greens Farms neighborhood in Westport 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 99.4% 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

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 Greens Farms neighborhood, 63.3% 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 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.8%), and 5.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Greens Farms neighborhood in Westport, CT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (16.6%), and residents who report English roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 12.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Greens Farms neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (2.9%).

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 Greens Farms neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (25.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (16.4%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (65.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (27.9%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Greens Farms 0.101011101001110
Westport 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 2.18

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Greens Farms 0.101011101001110
Westport 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 18.12

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Greens Farms 0.101011101001110
Westport 0.101011101001110
Connecticut 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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WESTPORT SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Stepping Stones Preschool
65 Easton Street
Westport, CT, 06880
PK-PK
Green's Farms School
17 Morningside Drive South
Westport, CT, 06880
KG-05
Bedford Middle School
88 North Avenue
Westport, CT, 06980
06-08
Coleytown Elementary School
65 Easton Road
Westport, CT, 06880
KG-05
Coleytown Middle School
255 North Avenue
Westport, CT, 06880
06-08
King's Highway Elementary School
125 Post Road West
Westport, CT, 06880
KG-05
Long Lots School
13 Hyde Lane
Westport, CT, 06880
KG-05
Staples High School
70 North Avenue
Westport, CT, 06880
09-12
Saugatuck Elementary School
170 Riverside Avenue
Westport, CT, 06880
KG-05

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