South Weymouth median real estate price is $549,092, which is more expensive than 49.9% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 76.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in South Weymouth is currently $3,200, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.7% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.
South Weymouth is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
South Weymouth 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 South Weymouth 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 South Weymouth, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Weymouth is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the South Weymouth neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
Did you know that the South Weymouth neighborhood has more Irish and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.1% have Brazilian ancestry.
South Weymouth is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.1% 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 South Weymouth 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 72.9% 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.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the South Weymouth neighborhood, 44.2% 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 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.1%), and 9.7% 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 South Weymouth neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese, Chinese, Spanish and Portuguese.
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 South Weymouth neighborhood in Weymouth, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (34.4%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (18.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.3%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 22.8% 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 South Weymouth neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (10.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.