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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Forest Grove / Assumption University median real estate price is $496,051, which is less expensive than 69.6% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 32.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Forest Grove / Assumption University is currently $1,758, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.9% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

Forest Grove / Assumption University is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Forest Grove / Assumption University real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Forest Grove / Assumption University are 4.3%, which is lower than one will find in 71.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Forest Grove / Assumption University 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Worcester, the Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 19.1% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Also, the Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood stands out within Massachusetts for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.1% of college-friendly places to live in MA. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood has more French and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 1.8% have Armenian ancestry.

Forest Grove / Assumption University is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood in Worcester are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.3% 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 Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood, 58.4% 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 18.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.6%), and 11.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

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 Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese and Greek.

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 Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood in Worcester, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report French roots (14.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.0%), among others. In addition, 10.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Forest Grove / Assumption University neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (62.8%) 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 (12.4%) . 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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