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: 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 Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood is wealthier than 99.0%
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,
Ruggles St / Adams St also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Ruggles St / Adams St
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Massachusetts. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.7% 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
Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, 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 Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 69.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 74.9% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood has more
Canadian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.1% have Eastern European ancestry.
Ruggles St / Adams St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.8%
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: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 99.6% of neighborhoods in America. With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Furthermore, one way that the Ruggles St / Adams St neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.1% 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.