Boston, MA (Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl)




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About Boston, MA (Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl median real estate price is $832,545, which is more expensive than 93.7% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl is currently $2,653, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl 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 Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 74.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, 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 94.3% of the adults living in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Also, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 4.1% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

Finally, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 96.1% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl choose to walk to work each day (58.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood, 13.9% 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 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 39,837 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.0% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 90.3% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, the real estate in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 69.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.7% of American neighborhoods.

Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 93.4% of the residential real estate in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 78.6% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood has more Scottish and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 1.8% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 55.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood in Boston are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.8% 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

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood, 78.6% 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 13.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.1%), and 3.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood in Boston, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (24.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households.

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 Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (58.5%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (22.5%) and 13.9% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl 0.101011101001110
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Bowdoin St / Ashburton Pl 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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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

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