Sturbridge, MA (Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp)




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About Sturbridge, MA (Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp median real estate price is $253,601, which is less expensive than 79.5% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 79.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp is currently $1,392, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 68.0% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Sturbridge, the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood may actually hold the key. 66.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 16.1% have French ancestry.

Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

In addition, one of the notable things about Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.


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 Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood in Sturbridge are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.3% 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 Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood, 50.7% 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 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (12.9%), and 9.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood in Sturbridge, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.3%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (10.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.7% of households. Some people also speak French (4.7%).

Getting to Work

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 Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (90.0%) 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 (7.3%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp 0.101011101001110
Sturbridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Sturbridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Old Sturbridge Village / Robinson Crusoe Camp 0.101011101001110
Sturbridge 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

TANTASQUA


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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.

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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Tantasqua Regional Vocational School
319 Brookfield Rd
Fiskdale, MA, 01518
09-12
Tantasqua Regional Sr High School
319 Brookfield Rd
Fiskdale, MA, 01518
09-12
Tantasqua Regional Jr High School
320 Brookfield Rd
Fiskdale, MA, 01518
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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STURBRIDGE


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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

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Burgess Elementary School
45 Burgess School Rd
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Hispanic
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