Lexington, MA (Adams St / East St)




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About Lexington, MA (Adams St / East St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Adams St / East St median real estate price is $929,286, which is more expensive than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Adams St / East St is currently $2,466, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.8% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Adams St / East St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Adams St / East St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Adams St / East St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Adams St / East St, the current vacancy rate is 1.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Adams St / East St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Lexington, the Adams St / East St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 55.9% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Adams St / East St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Also, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Adams St / East St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 99.0% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Adams St / East St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, families with school-aged children and active retirees.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Adams St / East St neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 78.2% of the workforce in the Adams St / East St neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Adams St / East St neighborhood has more Canadian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 1.7% have Eastern European ancestry.

Adams St / East St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Adams St / East St neighborhood in Lexington 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.7% 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 90.6% of America'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 Adams St / East St neighborhood, 78.2% 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 14.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.4%), and 2.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Adams St / East St neighborhood in Lexington, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report English roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.6%), along with some German ancestry residents (8.5%), among others. In addition, 26.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Adams St / East St neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, South Asian languages, Spanish and Hindi (which is the official language of India).

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 Adams St / East St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (85.7%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Adams St / East St 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

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Adams St / East St 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Adams St / East St 0.101011101001110
Lexington 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Maria Hastings
7 Crosby Road
Lexington, MA, 02421
KG-05
Bowman
9 Philip Rd
Lexington, MA, 02421
KG-05
Bridge
55 Middleby Rd
Lexington, MA, 02421
KG-05
Fiske
55 Adams Street
Lexington, MA, 02420
KG-05
Harrington
328 Lowell Street
Lexington, MA, 02420
KG-05
Joseph Estabrook
117 Grove Street
Lexington, MA, 02420
KG-05
Lexington High
251 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA, 02421
09-12
Jonas Clarke Middle
17 Stedman Rd
Lexington, MA, 02421
06-08
Wm Diamond Middle
99 Hancock Street
Lexington, MA, 02420
06-08
Lexington Children's Place
328 Lowell Street
Lexington, MA, 02420
PK-PK

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