The Birches / Lovell Corners median real estate price is $485,921, which is more expensive than 40.0% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 72.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in The Birches / Lovell Corners is currently $3,744, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.1% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.
The Birches / Lovell Corners is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
The Birches / Lovell Corners real estate 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 The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In The Birches / Lovell Corners, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in The Birches / Lovell Corners is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Did you know that the The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood has more Irish and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 37.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 4.4% have French Canadian ancestry.
The Birches / Lovell Corners is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood in Weymouth are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.2% 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 67.8% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood, 44.5% 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 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 13.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
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 The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood in Weymouth, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (37.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report German roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.8%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 12.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 The Birches / Lovell Corners neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (72.7%) 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 (7.6%) and 7.2% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.