Weymouth Southeast median real estate price is $842,819, which is more expensive than 80.3% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 90.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Weymouth Southeast is currently $4,938, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.7% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.
Weymouth Southeast is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
Weymouth Southeast real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Weymouth Southeast neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Weymouth Southeast has a 11.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Weymouth Southeast neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Massachusetts, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Weymouth Southeast may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Massachusetts, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.5% of neighborhoods in MA. If a Massachusetts retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Also, astoundingly, the Weymouth Southeast neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Weymouth neighborhood.
If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Weymouth Southeast neighborhood. A whopping 90.1% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 75.2% of the workforce in the Weymouth Southeast neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
In the Weymouth Southeast neighborhood, 17.7% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Weymouth Southeast neighborhood has more Irish and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 5.7% have French Canadian ancestry.
Weymouth Southeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% 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 97.7% 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 Weymouth Southeast neighborhood in Weymouth are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.7% 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.
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 Weymouth Southeast neighborhood, 75.2% 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 20.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (4.7%), and 3.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Weymouth Southeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese 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 Weymouth Southeast neighborhood in Weymouth, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.3%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (20.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (20.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 22.9% 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 Weymouth Southeast neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (68.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.