Chelsea, MA (Everett Ave / Carter St)




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About Chelsea, MA (Everett Ave / Carter St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Everett Ave / Carter St median real estate price is $351,401, which is less expensive than 57.3% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 57.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Everett Ave / Carter St is currently $1,124, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.4% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Everett Ave / Carter St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chelsea, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Everett Ave / Carter St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Everett Ave / Carter 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.6% in Everett Ave / Carter St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Everett Ave / Carter St is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Everett Ave / Carter St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, 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 Everett Ave / Carter 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 67.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, 87.6% of the real estate in the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 87.1% of the residential real estate in the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

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 Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (53.7%) than are found in 98.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Everett Ave / Carter St choose to walk to work each day (26.4%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (19.5% ride the bus) than 96.8% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood has more Arab and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 11.6% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Everett Ave / Carter St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood buck this trend. 33.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 40.8% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.4% of 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 Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood in Chelsea are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 18.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood, 40.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 38.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (10.8%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood in Chelsea, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (11.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (7.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (4.4%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 53.7% 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 Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 64.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Arabic 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 Everett Ave / Carter St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (32.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (26.4%) and 19.5% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Everett Ave / Carter St 0.101011101001110
Chelsea 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Everett Ave / Carter St 0.101011101001110
Chelsea 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Everett Ave / Carter St 0.101011101001110
Chelsea 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Edgar A Hooks Elementary
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150
01-04
Shurtleff Early Childhood
99 Hawthorn Street
Chelsea, MA, 02150
PK-KG
Chelsea High
299 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150
09-12
William A Berkowitz Elementary
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150
01-04
George F. Kelly Elementary
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150
01-04
Frank M Sokolowski Elementary
300 Crescent Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150
01-04
Clark Avenue School
8 Clark Avenue
Chelsea, MA, 02150
05-08
Eugene Wright Science And Technology Academy
180 Walnut Street
Chelsea, MA, 02150
05-08
Joseph A. Browne School
180 Walnut Street
Chelsea, MA, 02150
05-08

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