Plymouth, MA (Beach Park / Fort Standish)




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About Plymouth, MA (Beach Park / Fort Standish)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Beach Park / Fort Standish median real estate price is $540,509, which is more expensive than 78.3% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 89.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Beach Park / Fort Standish is currently $2,335, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Beach Park / Fort Standish is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Beach Park / Fort Standish 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 Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Beach Park / Fort Standish. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.2%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (16.7%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Plymouth, the Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Beach Park / Fort Standish is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Beach Park / Fort Standish is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood has more Irish and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.0% have Canadian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Massachusetts, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Beach Park / Fort Standish 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 98.2% of neighborhoods in MA. If a Massachusetts retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.9% 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 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood in Plymouth 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 88.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.9% 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 67.2% 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 Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood, 46.9% 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 29.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.6%), and 11.1% 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 Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood in Plymouth, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (23.4%), and residents who report English roots (18.8%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (9.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.7% of households.

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 Beach Park / Fort Standish neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (88.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Beach Park / Fort Standish 0.101011101001110
Plymouth 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Beach Park / Fort Standish 0.101011101001110
Plymouth 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Beach Park / Fort Standish 0.101011101001110
Plymouth 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

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Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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