Barnstable, MA (Hyannis)




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About Barnstable, MA (Hyannis)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hyannis median real estate price is $249,248, which is less expensive than 80.3% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 80.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Hyannis is currently $1,177, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.7% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Hyannis is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Barnstable, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Hyannis 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 Hyannis neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Hyannis. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 24.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 90.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Barnstable, the Hyannis neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Hyannis 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, Hyannis 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, 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 Hyannis 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, 34.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hyannis neighborhood has more Brazilian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 1.5% have Romanian ancestry.

Hyannis is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Astoundingly, the Hyannis neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Barnstable neighborhood.


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 Hyannis neighborhood in Barnstable are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 90.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.9% of U.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 Hyannis neighborhood, 39.2% 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 28.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.2%), and 13.1% 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 Hyannis neighborhood in Barnstable, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (18.6%). There are also a number of people of Brazilian ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.2%), among others. In addition, 26.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Hyannis neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese 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 Hyannis neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% 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 carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (19.3%) and 9.0% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crime
Hyannis 0.101011101001110
Barnstable 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hyannis 0.101011101001110
Barnstable 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Hyannis 0.101011101001110
Barnstable 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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 MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Enoch Cobb Early Learning Center School
77 Old Craigville Road
Hyannis, MA, 02601
PK-PK
Barnstable United Elementary School
730 Osterville West Barnstable
Marston Mills, MA, 02648
04-05
West Villages Elementary School
760 Osterville West Barnstable
Marstons Mills, MA, 02648
KG-03
Barnstable Intermediate School
895 Falmouth Road
Hyannis, MA, 02601
06-07
West Barnstable Elementary School
2463 Main St Route 6 A
West Barnstable, MA, 02668
KG-03
Hyannis West Elementary School
549 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA, 02601
KG-03
Centerville Elementary School
658 Bay Ln
Centerville, MA, 02632
KG-03
Barnstable High School
744 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA, 02601
08-12

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