Chicopee, MA (College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St)




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About Chicopee, MA (College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St median real estate price is $186,839, which is less expensive than 92.5% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 92.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St is currently $1,061, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 78.6% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield 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 College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 70.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood has more Portuguese and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 8.8% have French Canadian ancestry.

College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.4%) living in the College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood.

In addition, an extraordinary 15.5% of the residents of the College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield 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.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield 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 87.8% 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: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 39.0% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.2% of America's 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 College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood in Chicopee are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood, 35.7% 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 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.7%), and 19.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood in Chicopee, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (23.3%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (13.6%), along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (10.1%), among others. In addition, 11.3% 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 College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Portuguese and Polish.

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 College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St 0.101011101001110
Chicopee 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St 0.101011101001110
Chicopee 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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College of Our Lady of the Elms / Plainfield St 0.101011101001110
Chicopee 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 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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