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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Lawrence Holcomb Park median real estate price is $343,976, which is less expensive than 89.4% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 49.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Lawrence Holcomb Park is currently $1,735, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 92.5% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Lawrence Holcomb Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Westfield, Massachusetts.

Lawrence Holcomb Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Lawrence Holcomb Park, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lawrence Holcomb Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood has more Polish and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 5.9% have Russian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood in Westfield are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.5% 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 66.2% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood, 53.4% 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 18.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.0%), and 12.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.1% of households.

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 Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood in Westfield, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.1%), and residents who report Polish roots (17.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (13.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (9.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Lawrence Holcomb Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.5%) 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 (9.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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