Boston, MA (Seaver St / Maple St)




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About Boston, MA (Seaver St / Maple St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Seaver St / Maple St median real estate price is $389,125, which is more expensive than 50.7% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 79.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Seaver St / Maple St is currently $672, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 97.8% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Seaver St / Maple St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Seaver St / Maple St 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 Seaver St / Maple 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 Seaver St / Maple St are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Seaver St / Maple 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: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood about it; they already know. 34.0% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

In addition, the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Also of note, 63.6% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood has more Dominican and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 13.0% have Haitian ancestry.

Seaver St / Maple St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% 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 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 35,120 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.7% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, 89.4% of the real estate in the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 73.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 96.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood, 17.2% 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 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.4% of all American 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 Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood in Boston are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 63.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood, 42.2% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.3%), and 15.3% 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 Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood in Boston, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (17.5%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Haitian roots (13.0%), and some of the residents are also of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (5.6%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (4.3%), among others. In addition, 25.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood is English, spoken by 47.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (36.2%).

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 Seaver St / Maple St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (54.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (22.7%) and 17.2% of residents also take the train 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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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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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Seaver St / Maple St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Seaver St / Maple St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Seaver St / Maple St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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.

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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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