Hingham, MA (Crow Point / West Hingham)




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About Hingham, MA (Crow Point / West Hingham)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crow Point / West Hingham median real estate price is $741,624, which is more expensive than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 94.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Crow Point / West Hingham is currently $2,451, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Crow Point / West Hingham is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hingham, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Crow Point / West Hingham real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Crow Point / West Hingham 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 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Crow Point / West Hingham are 5.7%, which is lower than one will find in 71.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Crow Point / West Hingham 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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Crow Point / West Hingham 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.7% of the Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood has more Irish and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 41.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.6% have Lebanese ancestry.

Crow Point / West Hingham is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.0% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.


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 Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood in Hingham 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 92.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% 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 84.2% of America'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 Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood, 54.8% 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 27.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.0%), and 6.8% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood in Hingham, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (41.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (17.8%), and residents who report English roots (16.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.2% of households.

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 Crow Point / West Hingham neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (71.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride a ferry to get to work (11.7%) and 8.9% of residents also take the train 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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Massachusetts 3.91
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Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hingham High
17 Union Street
Hingham, MA, 02043
09-12
South Elementary
831 Main Street
Hingham, MA, 02043
KG-05
Hingham Middle School
1103 Main Street
Hingham, MA, 02043
06-08
Wm L Foster Elementary
55 Downer Avenue
Hingham, MA, 02043
KG-05
East Elementary School
2 Collins Street
Hingham, MA, 02043
PK-05
Plymouth River
200 High Street
Hingham, MA, 02043
KG-05

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