Assonet median real estate price is $520,078, which is more expensive than 44.4% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 75.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Assonet is currently $2,741, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.0% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Assonet is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Freetown, Massachusetts.
Assonet real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Assonet neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Assonet, the current vacancy rate is 1.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Assonet is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
Our research reveals that 90.8% of commuters who live in the Assonet neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.1%) living in the Assonet neighborhood.
In addition, the Assonet neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Massachusetts. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Assonet neighborhood has more Portuguese and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 16.6% have French ancestry.
Assonet is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.6% 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.
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 Assonet neighborhood in Freetown 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 85.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.8% 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 57.1% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Assonet neighborhood, 42.7% 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 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Assonet neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Polish.
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 Assonet neighborhood in Freetown, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Portuguese (24.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report French roots (16.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (14.2%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (7.1%), among others.
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 Assonet neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.8%) 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.