Wayland, MA (Tower Hill)




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About Wayland, MA (Tower Hill)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tower Hill median real estate price is $947,494, which is more expensive than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tower Hill is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Tower Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wayland, Massachusetts.

Tower Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Tower Hill neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Tower Hill are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Tower Hill is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Tower Hill neighborhood is wealthier than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Tower Hill also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Tower Hill neighborhood, where 58.4% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Tower Hill is among the best neighborhoods for families in Massachusetts. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Massachusetts. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Tower Hill neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

Finally, 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 Tower Hill neighborhood may actually hold the key. 72.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Tower Hill neighborhood has more Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 7.0% have Russian ancestry.

Tower Hill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Tower Hill neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 77.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Tower Hill neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Tower Hill neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.1% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Tower Hill neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 98.7% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 98.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, one way that the Tower Hill neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.


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 Tower Hill neighborhood in Wayland 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 99.9% 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 Tower Hill neighborhood, 77.1% 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 12.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.1%), and 4.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Tower Hill neighborhood in Wayland, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report German roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.6%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tower Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.5% of households. Some people also speak Chinese (4.3%).

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 Tower Hill neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (88.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (6.2%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Wayland 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Tower Hill 0.101011101001110
Wayland 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 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
Loker School
47 Loker Street
Wayland, MA, 01778
KG-04
Claypit Hill School
40 Adams Lane
Wayland, MA, 01778
KG-05
Happy Hollow School
63 Pequot Rd
Wayland, MA, 01778
KG-05
Wayland High School
264 Old Connecticut Path
Wayland, MA, 01778
09-12
Wayland Middle School
201 Main Street
Wayland, MA, 01778
06-08

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