Lawrence, MA (Chestnut St / Jackson St)




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About Lawrence, MA (Chestnut St / Jackson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Chestnut St / Jackson St median real estate price is $270,183, which is less expensive than 74.9% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 74.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Chestnut St / Jackson St is currently $1,008, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 84.3% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Chestnut St / Jackson St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Chestnut St / Jackson St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Chestnut St / Jackson 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 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Chestnut St / Jackson St are 4.7%, which is lower than one will find in 77.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Chestnut St / Jackson 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 Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood has more Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 42.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 29.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Chestnut St / Jackson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 86.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 51.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 83.4%, which is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 24.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 96.1% of the adult residents in the Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.3%) than are found in 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood in Lawrence are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.0% 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 Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood, 27.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.4%), and 19.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood in Lawrence, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (42.3%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (29.1%), and residents who report South American roots (2.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (2.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (2.1%), among others. In addition, 44.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 86.5% of households. Some people also speak English (12.0%).

Getting to Work

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 Chestnut St / Jackson St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (59.5%) 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 (24.0%) and 6.0% 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Chestnut St / Jackson St 0.101011101001110
Lawrence 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Chestnut St / Jackson St 0.101011101001110
Lawrence 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Chestnut St / Jackson St 0.101011101001110
Lawrence 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of MA 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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