Medford, MA (Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky)




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About Medford, MA (Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky median real estate price is $416,681, which is more expensive than 57.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 81.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky is currently $2,143, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Medford, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 62.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky 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

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 Medford, the Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky 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, Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood has more Italian and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 6.5% have Haitian ancestry.

Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood, 15.0% of people ride the train 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 train ridership than in 95.4% 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 Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood in Medford are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 34.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.2% 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 Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood, 48.0% 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 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.2%), and 10.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood in Medford, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (30.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (24.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (9.4%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (6.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 26.1% 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 Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Italian.

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 Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (65.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (15.0%) and 10.9% of residents also ride the bus 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Crime
Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky 0.101011101001110
Medford 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

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Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky 0.101011101001110
Medford 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Fellsway / Mystic Valley Pky 0.101011101001110
Medford 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Curtis-Tufts School
437 Main Street
Medford, MA, 02155
09-12
John J. Mcglynn Middle School
3004 Mystic Valley Parkway
Medford, MA, 02155
06-08
Milton Fuller Roberts School
35 Court Street
Medford, MA, 02155
PK-05
Christopher Columbus School
37 Hicks Avenue
Medford, MA, 02155
PK-05
Brooks School
388 High Street
Medford, MA, 02155
PK-05
Madeleine Dugger Andrews School
3000 Mystic Valley Pkwy
Medford, MA, 02155
06-08
John J Mcglynn Elementary School
3002 Mystic Valley Pkwy
Medford, MA, 02155
PK-05
Medford High School
489 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA, 02155
09-12
Medford Vocational Technical High School
489 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA, 02155
09-12

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