Boston, MA (Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St)




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About Boston, MA (Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St is currently $950, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.2% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles 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 townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Boston, the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

100.0% of the real estate in the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,590 people per square mile living here.

Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 23.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 43.3% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (19.0% ride the bus) than 96.6% 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.

Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 13.3% of the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 42.8% of the residents of the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 87.9% of the neighborhoods in MA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood has more Dominican and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 10.5% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 52.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood. In the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles 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 93.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.2% 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 Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood, 36.8% 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 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.3%), and 13.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood in Boston, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (14.9%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report Dominican roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (9.2%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others. In addition, 24.3% 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 Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood is English, spoken by 46.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, African languages, South Asian languages and Vietnamese.

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 Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (43.3%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (19.0%) and 16.2% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Wentworth Institute of Technology / Ruggles St 0.101011101001110
Boston 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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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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