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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Braintree Southeast median real estate price is $456,328, which is less expensive than 71.0% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 32.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Braintree Southeast is currently $7,053, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Braintree Southeast is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Braintree, Massachusetts.

Braintree Southeast 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Braintree Southeast neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Braintree Southeast has a 13.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 73.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Braintree Southeast neighborhood is wealthier than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Braintree Southeast also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

Occupations

The Braintree Southeast neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 75.9% 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.

Modes of Transportation

In the Braintree Southeast neighborhood, 25.3% 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 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

Homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Braintree Southeast neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 76.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

In addition, the Braintree Southeast 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 87.7% 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, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Braintree Southeast neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 79.2% 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 96.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Braintree Southeast neighborhood has more Greek and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 36.5% have Irish ancestry.

Braintree Southeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Braintree Southeast neighborhood in Braintree are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 97.2% 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 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 Braintree Southeast neighborhood, 75.9% 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 12.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.9%), and 6.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Braintree Southeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Arabic, French and Vietnamese.

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 Braintree Southeast neighborhood in Braintree, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.9%), and residents who report Asian roots (19.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (14.7%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (6.9%), among others. In addition, 30.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Braintree Southeast neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (47.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (65.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (25.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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