River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill median real estate price is $984,551, which is more expensive than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 93.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill is currently $5,650, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.
River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Norwell, Massachusetts.
River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill 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 River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 66.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill 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.
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.
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood is wealthier than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill is among the best neighborhoods for families in Massachusetts. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Massachusetts. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
One way that the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.0% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood has more Irish and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.6% have Croatian ancestry.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.
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 River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood in Norwell 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 99.0% 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.
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 River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood, 58.2% 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 19.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.0%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.0%).
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 River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood in Norwell, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report English roots (13.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.
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 River Street Wildcat / Barque Hill neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (68.8%) 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 (8.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.