Northampton, MA (North Farms / Leeds)




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About Northampton, MA (North Farms / Leeds)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

North Farms / Leeds median real estate price is $278,099, which is less expensive than 73.8% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 73.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in North Farms / Leeds is currently $1,209, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.0% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

North Farms / Leeds is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Northampton, Massachusetts.

North Farms / Leeds 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 North Farms / Leeds 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 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in North Farms / Leeds are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 76.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in North Farms / Leeds 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the North Farms / Leeds neighborhood has more West Indian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.3% of this neighborhood's residents have West Indian ancestry and 30.3% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the North Farms / Leeds neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 5.5% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

North Farms / Leeds has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in Massachusetts, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, North Farms / Leeds 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 95.0% of neighborhoods in MA. If a Massachusetts retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.


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 Farms / Leeds neighborhood in Northampton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.4% 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 North Farms / Leeds neighborhood, 54.4% 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 20.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.5%), and 10.6% 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 North Farms / Leeds neighborhood in Northampton, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (30.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report French roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (9.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the North Farms / Leeds neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.4%).

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 Farms / Leeds neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (5.5%) . 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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North Farms / Leeds 0.101011101001110
Northampton 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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North Farms / Leeds 0.101011101001110
Northampton 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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North Farms / Leeds 0.101011101001110
Northampton 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Bridge Street
2 Parsons Street
Northampton, MA, 01060
PK-05
Jackson Street
120 Jackson Street
Northampton, MA, 01060
KG-05
Leeds
20 Florence Street
Leeds, MA, 01053
KG-05
Northampton High
380 Elm Street
Northampton, MA, 01060
09-12
R. K. Finn Ryan Road
498 Ryan Road
Florence, MA, 01062
KG-05
John F Kennedy Middle School
100 Bridge Rd
Florence, MA, 01062
06-08

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