North Andover, MA (North Andover Center / Merrimack College)






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About North Andover, MA (North Andover Center / Merrimack College)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

North Andover Center / Merrimack College median real estate price is $317,441, which is more expensive than 30.9% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 65.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in North Andover Center / Merrimack College is currently $2,394, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

North Andover Center / Merrimack College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in North Andover, Massachusetts.

North Andover Center / Merrimack College 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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in North Andover Center / Merrimack College are 5.0%, which is lower than one will find in 74.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in North Andover Center / Merrimack College 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

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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood has more Brazilian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 5.7% have Dominican ancestry.

North Andover Center / Merrimack College is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 17.4% of the residents of the North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.1% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Massachusetts.


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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood in North Andover are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.4% 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 81.9% 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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood, 54.5% 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 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.8%), and 9.9% 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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood in North Andover, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.6%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 19.4% 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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Langs. of India.

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 North Andover Center / Merrimack College neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (85.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.7%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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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Massachusetts 3.77

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (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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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
North Andover High School
430 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA, 01845
09-12
North Andover Middle School
495 Main Street
North Andover, MA, 01845
06-08
Annie L Sargent School
300 Abbott Street
North Andover, MA, 01845
KG-05
Atkinson School
111 Phillips Brks Rd
North Andover, MA, 01845
PK-05
Franklin School
2 Cypress Terrace
North Andover, MA, 01845
KG-05
Kittredge School
601 Main Street
North Andover, MA, 01845
KG-05
Thomson School
266 Waverly Rd
North Andover, MA, 01845
KG-05

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