Norton, MA (Chartley / Meadow Brook)




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About Norton, MA (Chartley / Meadow Brook)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Chartley / Meadow Brook median real estate price is $339,794, which is more expensive than 40.9% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 75.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Chartley / Meadow Brook is currently $1,673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Chartley / Meadow Brook is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Norton, Massachusetts.

Chartley / Meadow Brook real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Chartley / Meadow Brook 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 Chartley / Meadow Brook are 5.1%, which is lower than one will find in 75.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Chartley / Meadow Brook 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

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Norton, the Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood has more Portuguese and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 32.6% have Irish ancestry.

Chartley / Meadow Brook is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood stands out within Massachusetts for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.2% of college-friendly places to live in MA. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.


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 Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood in Norton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.3% 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 85.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood, 30.5% 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 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (25.9%), and 16.5% 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 Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood in Norton, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (32.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.7%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (9.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Vietnamese (2.5%).

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 Chartley / Meadow Brook neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (81.4%) 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 (9.5%) and 6.5% 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Chartley / Meadow Brook 0.101011101001110
Norton 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Chartley / Meadow Brook 0.101011101001110
Norton 0.101011101001110
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Chartley / Meadow Brook 0.101011101001110
Norton 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
Henri A. Yelle
64 West Main Street
Norton, MA, 02766
04-05
J C Solmonese
315 West Main Street
Norton, MA, 02766
KG-03
L G Nourse Elementary
38 Plain Street
Norton, MA, 02766
PK-03
Norton High
66 West Main Street
Norton, MA, 02766
09-12
Norton Middle
215 West Main Street
Norton, MA, 02766
06-08

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