Melrose, MA (Upham St / Lebanon St)




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About Melrose, MA (Upham St / Lebanon St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Upham St / Lebanon St median real estate price is $522,496, which is more expensive than 74.2% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 88.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Upham St / Lebanon St is currently $1,620, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Upham St / Lebanon St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Melrose, Massachusetts.

Upham St / Lebanon St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Upham St / Lebanon 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 1940 and 1969.

In Upham St / Lebanon St, the current vacancy rate is 1.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Upham St / Lebanon St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, 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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.9% 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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.6% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood has more Iranian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 31.9% have Italian ancestry.

Upham St / Lebanon St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood, 16.5% 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 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 1.0%, the Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.


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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood in Melrose 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 90.2% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood, 51.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.7%), and 12.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood in Melrose, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (31.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (31.7%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.0%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 11.3% 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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Persian, Italian and Vietnamese.

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 Upham St / Lebanon St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (16.5%) and 5.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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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Upham St / Lebanon St 0.101011101001110
Melrose 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Upham St / Lebanon St 0.101011101001110
Melrose 0.101011101001110
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Upham St / Lebanon St 0.101011101001110
Melrose 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 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
Early Childhood Center
16 Franklin St
Melrose, MA, 02176
PK-PK
Herbert Clark Hoover
37 Glendower Rd
Melrose, MA, 02176
KG-05
Horace Mann
40 Damon Avenue
Melrose, MA, 02176
KG-05
Lincoln
80 West Wyoming Avenue
Melrose, MA, 02176
KG-05
Melrose High
360 Lynn Fells Pkwy
Melrose, MA, 02176
09-12
Roosevelt
253 Vinton Street
Melrose, MA, 02176
KG-05
Winthrop
162 First Street
Melrose, MA, 02176
KG-05
Melrose Middle
350 Lynn Fells Pkwy
Melrose, MA, 02176
06-08

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