Jackson Square / City Center median real estate price is $485,946, which is more expensive than 40.2% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 72.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Jackson Square / City Center is currently $2,905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.6% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
Jackson Square / City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
Jackson Square / City Center 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 Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Jackson Square / City Center are 5.3%, which is lower than one will find in 66.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Jackson Square / City Center 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.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Weymouth, the Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Did you know that the Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood has more Irish and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.7% have Cuban ancestry.
Jackson Square / City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% 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 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood in Weymouth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 66.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 19.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.7% of U.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 Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood, 44.0% 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 26.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.9%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Langs. of India, Chinese and Arabic.
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 Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood in Weymouth, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (40.2%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 13.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Jackson Square / City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.6%) 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 (10.8%) and 7.0% 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.