Lawrence, MA (Lowell St / Riverside Dr)




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About Lawrence, MA (Lowell St / Riverside Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lowell St / Riverside Dr median real estate price is $213,776, which is less expensive than 87.2% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 87.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Lowell St / Riverside Dr is currently $1,149, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 73.4% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Lowell St / Riverside Dr is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Lowell St / Riverside Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Lowell St / Riverside Dr 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 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Lowell St / Riverside Dr are 4.6%, which is lower than one will find in 78.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lowell St / Riverside Dr 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood has more Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 63.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 10.9% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Lowell St / Riverside Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% 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 Lowell St / Riverside Dr 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, 60.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 99.1% of America'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 Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 70.6% of the residential real estate in the Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Lowell St / Riverside Dr (25.0%) than in 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood about it; they already know. 21.7% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (44.8%) than are found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood in Lawrence are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.0% 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 Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood, 33.5% 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 28.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 17.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood in Lawrence, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (63.4%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (5.1%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (5.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 44.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 73.4% of households. Some people also speak English (20.3%).

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 Lowell St / Riverside Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.3%) 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 (25.0%) . 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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Lowell St / Riverside Dr 0.101011101001110
Lawrence 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Lowell St / Riverside Dr 0.101011101001110
Lawrence 0.101011101001110
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Lowell St / Riverside Dr 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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