Median real estate price in the Town Center of Holbrook is $460,560, which is more expensive than 32.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 68.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Holbrook Town Center is currently $2,691, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.3% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Holbrook Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Holbrook, Massachusetts.
Real estate in the Town Center of Holbrook, MA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in Holbrook Town Center are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 70.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Holbrook Town Center 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.
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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Holbrook Town Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Holbrook Town Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.0% of the Holbrook Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Holbrook Town Center neighborhood has more Irish and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.1% have Lebanese ancestry.
Holbrook Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.1% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Holbrook are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Holbrook Town Center neighborhood, 52.2% 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 17.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 15.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Holbrook Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (6.1%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Town Center neighborhood in Holbrook, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (40.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report English roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Holbrook Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (67.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.0%) and 5.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.