Milton, MA (Blue Hills / Curry College)




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About Milton, MA (Blue Hills / Curry College)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Blue Hills / Curry College median real estate price is $833,174, which is more expensive than 92.4% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 95.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blue Hills / Curry College is currently $1,654, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Blue Hills / Curry College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Milton, Massachusetts.

Blue Hills / Curry College 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Blue Hills / Curry College, the current vacancy rate is 4.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Blue Hills / Curry College is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Blue Hills / Curry College community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Massachusetts, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Blue Hills / Curry College may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Massachusetts, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods in MA. If a Massachusetts retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, young, single professionals and college students.

Also, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 41.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood has more West Indian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.1% of this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry and 4.7% have Arab ancestry.

Blue Hills / Curry College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 22.9% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 19.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation.


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 Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood in Milton 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 91.1% 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.

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 Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood, 58.0% 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 24.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.8%), and 3.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood in Milton, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report Asian roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.8%), along with some German ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 12.4% 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 Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic, Vietnamese, Chinese and Spanish.

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 Blue Hills / Curry College neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (57.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (22.9%) and 8.3% of residents also take the train 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Blue Hills / Curry College 0.101011101001110
Milton 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Blue Hills / Curry College 0.101011101001110
Milton 0.101011101001110
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Milton 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 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
Charles S Pierce Middle
451 Central Avenue
Milton, MA, 02186
06-08
Collicot
80 Edge Hill Rd
Milton, MA, 02186
PK-05
Glover
255 Canton Avenue
Milton, MA, 02186
KG-05
Milton High
25 Gile Road
Milton, MA, 02186
PK-12
Tucker
187 Blue Hills Pkwy
Milton, MA, 02186
KG-05
Cunningham School
44 Edge Hill Rd
Milton, MA, 02186
KG-05

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