South Hadley, MA (Mount Holyoke College / Church St)




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About South Hadley, MA (Mount Holyoke College / Church St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mount Holyoke College / Church St median real estate price is $271,225, which is less expensive than 75.5% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 75.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Mount Holyoke College / Church St is currently $1,615, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.6% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College / Church St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College / Church St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Mount Holyoke College / Church St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.4%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (27.4%). 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

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: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Mount Holyoke College / Church St also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 69.7% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, the Mount Holyoke College / Church St 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 6.0% 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 urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Mount Holyoke College / Church St choose to walk to work each day (73.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, in the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 30.2% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

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 Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 76.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.8%, which is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood has more Lebanese and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 1.3% have Romanian ancestry.


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 Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood in South Hadley 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 96.6% 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.

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 Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood, 38.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 35.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.5%), and 2.6% 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 Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood in South Hadley, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 17.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.

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 Mount Holyoke College / Church St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (76.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.8%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (22.6%) . This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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South Hadley 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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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
Plains Elementary
267 Granby Rd
South Hadley, MA, 01075
PK-01
Michael E. Smith Middle School
100 Mosier Street
South Hadley, MA, 01075
05-08
South Hadley High
153 Newton Street
South Hadley, MA, 01075
09-12
Mosier
101 Mosier Street
South Hadley, MA, 01075
02-04

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