Norwood, MA (Walpole St / Washington St)




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About Norwood, MA (Walpole St / Washington St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Walpole St / Washington St median real estate price is $441,628, which is more expensive than 63.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 84.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Walpole St / Washington St is currently $1,388, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 54.1% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Walpole St / Washington St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Norwood, Massachusetts.

Walpole St / Washington St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings 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 Walpole St / Washington St 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 1940 and 1969.

In Walpole St / Washington St, the current vacancy rate is 2.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Walpole St / Washington St 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 Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood has more Irish and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 45.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.0% have Canadian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 41.4% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 48.5% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.7% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood, 13.0% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood in Norwood are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.8% 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 65.0% 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 Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood, 45.7% 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 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.3%), and 15.7% 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 Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood in Norwood, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (45.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report English roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Walpole St / Washington St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (71.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (13.0%) and 8.4% 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Walpole St / Washington St 0.101011101001110
Norwood 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Walpole St / Washington St 0.101011101001110
Norwood 0.101011101001110
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Walpole St / Washington St 0.101011101001110
Norwood 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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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
F A Cleveland
33 George Willett Parkway
Norwood, MA, 02062
01-05
Balch
1168 Washington Street
Norwood, MA, 02062
01-05
Cornelius M Callahan
90 Garfield Avenue
Norwood, MA, 02062
01-05
John P Oldham
165 Prospect Street
Norwood, MA, 02062
01-05
Norwood High
245 Nichols Street
Norwood, MA, 02062
09-12
Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School
1315 Washington Street
Norwood, MA, 02062
06-08
George F. Willett
100 Westover Parkway
Norwood, MA, 02062
PK-KG
Charles J Prescott
66 Richland Road
Norwood, MA, 02062
KG-05

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