Wareham, MA (Town Center)




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About Wareham, MA (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Wareham is $313,529, which is less expensive than 64.9% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 64.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Wareham Town Center is currently $1,232, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.0% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Wareham Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wareham, Massachusetts. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the Town Center of Wareham, MA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center 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 Wareham Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 27.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 92.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (26.3%). 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

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Wareham Town Center 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, Wareham Town Center 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 Wareham Town Center neighborhood has more Portuguese and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.7% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Wareham Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Town Center neighborhood in Wareham are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Wareham Town Center neighborhood, 30.1% 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 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.2%), and 18.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Wareham, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (27.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.2%), and residents who report English roots (16.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.4%), along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wareham Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households.

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 Wareham Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (89.6%) 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 (7.5%) . 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 Crime Data

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Wareham 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
East Wareham School
27 Depot Street
East Wareham, MA, 02538
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West Academy
27 Depot Street
East Wareham, MA, 02538
07-12
John William Decas
760 Main Street
Wareham, MA, 02576
KG-02
Minot Forest
63 Minot Avenue
Wareham, MA, 02571
PK-04
Wareham Senior High
7 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA, 02571
09-12
Wareham Cooperative Junior/Senior High School
27 Depot Street
East Wareham, MA, 02538
07-12
Wareham Middle
4 Viking Drive
Wareham, MA, 02571
05-08

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