South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction median real estate price is $539,753, which is more expensive than 45.3% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 76.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction is currently $3,985, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.5% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.
South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Stoughton, Massachusetts.
South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Did you know that the South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood has more Portuguese and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 2.0% have Lebanese ancestry.
South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood in Stoughton 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 88.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% 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 77.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood, 51.7% 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 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.8%), and 11.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French, Portuguese and Spanish.
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 South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood in Stoughton, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (13.8%). There are also a number of people of Portuguese ancestry (7.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.7%), along with some Haitian ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 12.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 South Stoughton / Stoughton Junction neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (80.8%) 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 (6.6%) and 5.5% of residents also take the train 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.