Marshfield Center median real estate price is $746,988, which is more expensive than 71.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 87.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Marshfield Center is currently $3,556, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 40.8% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Marshfield Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Marshfield, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Marshfield Center real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Marshfield Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Marshfield Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Marshfield Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
Marshfield Center is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Marshfield Center 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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Marshfield Center neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Marshfield Center is among the best neighborhoods for families in Massachusetts. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Massachusetts. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Marshfield Center neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, 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 Marshfield Center neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
In the Marshfield Center neighborhood, 1.8% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Marshfield Center neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Marshfield Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Marshfield Center neighborhood has more Irish and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 3.3% have Ukrainian ancestry.
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 Marshfield Center neighborhood in Marshfield 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 93.1% 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.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Marshfield Center neighborhood, 58.1% 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 17.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (16.3%), and 13.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Marshfield Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.
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 Marshfield Center neighborhood in Marshfield, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (39.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.6%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.
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 Marshfield Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (76.8%) 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.