Natick, MA (West Natick)




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About Natick, MA (West Natick)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Natick median real estate price is $306,217, which is less expensive than 66.3% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 66.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Natick is currently $1,744, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.8% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

West Natick is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Natick, Massachusetts.

West Natick 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the West Natick 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 West Natick, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in West Natick 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: Diversity

Did you know that the West Natick neighborhood has more Brazilian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 2.9% have Eastern European ancestry.

West Natick is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 53.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, 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 33.1% 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 96.2% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the West Natick neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 76.1% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the West Natick neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 81.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the West Natick stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.6% of the workforce in the West Natick neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 West Natick neighborhood in Natick are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% 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 88.3% 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 West Natick neighborhood, 65.6% 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 16.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.9%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 West Natick neighborhood in Natick, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (7.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.1%), among others. In addition, 31.1% 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 West Natick neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Hindi (which is the official language of India), Chinese and Russian.

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 West Natick neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (79.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.0%) and 7.5% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Massachusetts 3.91
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Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bennett Hemenway
22 East Evergreen Rd
Natick, MA, 01760
KG-04
Brown
1 Jean Burke Drive
Natick, MA, 01760
KG-04
J F Kennedy Middle School
165 Mill Street
Natick, MA, 01760
05-08
Lilja Elementary
41 Bacon Street
Natick, MA, 01760
KG-04
Memorial
107 Eliot Street
Natick, MA, 01760
KG-04
Natick High
15 West Street
Natick, MA, 01760
PK-12
Wilson Middle
22 Rutledge Rd
Natick, MA, 01760
05-08
Johnson
99 South Main Street
Natick, MA, 01760
KG-04

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