Boston, MA (Neponset Ave / King St)




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About Boston, MA (Neponset Ave / King St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Neponset Ave / King St median real estate price is $337,889, which is less expensive than 59.5% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 59.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Neponset Ave / King St is currently $1,473, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.5% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Neponset Ave / King St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Neponset Ave / King St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings 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 Neponset Ave / King St 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 Neponset Ave / King St are 4.4%, which is lower than one will find in 79.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Neponset Ave / King St 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: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 72.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,157 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 68.0% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood has more Haitian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 1.1% have Armenian ancestry.

Neponset Ave / King St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 25.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Neponset Ave / King St has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.5% 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: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 21.0% of the Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (16.7% ride the bus) than 95.6% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.


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 Neponset Ave / King St 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 61.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.5% of U.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 Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood, 31.6% 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 24.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.7%), and 21.7% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood in Boston, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (27.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.6%), and residents who report Haitian roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 35.9% 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 Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese, Spanish and French.

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 Neponset Ave / King St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (41.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (57.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.0%) and 16.7% of residents also ride the bus 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neponset Ave / King St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Neponset Ave / King St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Neponset Ave / King St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of MA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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

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