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
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Marina Dr / Victory Rd neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Marina Dr / Victory Rd 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.
In addition, the Marina Dr / Victory Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 91.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Furthermore, the real estate in the Marina Dr / Victory Rd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 76.3% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Marina Dr / Victory Rd neighborhood has more
Irish and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 1.1% have Armenian ancestry.
Marina Dr / Victory Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the most interesting things about the Marina Dr / Victory Rd
neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live
alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 51.5% 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
97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Massachusetts, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Marina Dr / Victory Rd
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 95.2% of neighborhoods in
MA. If a Massachusetts retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 24.9% of the
Marina Dr / Victory Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each
day, which is more than we found in 97.0% of America's