Chicopee, MA (Meadow St / Chicopee St)




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About Chicopee, MA (Meadow St / Chicopee St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Meadow St / Chicopee St median real estate price is $167,066, which is less expensive than 94.7% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 94.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Meadow St / Chicopee St is currently $884, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.6% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Meadow St / Chicopee St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Meadow St / Chicopee St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Meadow St / Chicopee St are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 68.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Meadow St / Chicopee 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 Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 20.2% have Polish ancestry.

Meadow St / Chicopee St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Meadow St / Chicopee 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, 34.6% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood has more single mother households than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.


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 Meadow St / Chicopee 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 83.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 21.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.5% 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 Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood, 28.1% 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 27.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.0%), and 20.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood in Chicopee, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (31.1%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (20.2%), and residents who report French roots (18.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 11.0% 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 Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood is English, spoken by 62.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) and South Asian languages.

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 Meadow St / Chicopee St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.4%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Meadow St / Chicopee St 0.101011101001110
Chicopee 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Meadow St / Chicopee St 0.101011101001110
Chicopee 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Meadow St / Chicopee St 0.101011101001110
Chicopee 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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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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