Cambridge, MA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr)




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About Cambridge, MA (Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr is currently $2,926, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr 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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr 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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 96.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 100.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr 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 66.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 10.2% of residents in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the real estate in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr 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, 91.5% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.7% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood has more Canadian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 28.3% have Asian ancestry.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.6% 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 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood buck this trend. 35.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 68.0% 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: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 63.2% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood in Cambridge are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.5% 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

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood, 68.0% 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 18.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.3%).

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood in Cambridge, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (28.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report German roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 28.4% 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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 62.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Korean.

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 Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (66.7%) 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 (13.8%) and 10.2% of residents also bicycle 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 Demographics 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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Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Memorial Dr 0.101011101001110
Cambridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Cambridge 0.101011101001110
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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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