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Real Estate Prices & Overview

West Tatnuck median real estate price is $475,019, which is less expensive than 72.8% of Massachusetts neighborhoods and 34.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Tatnuck is currently $3,189, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.2% of Massachusetts neighborhoods.

West Tatnuck is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Worcester, Massachusetts.

West Tatnuck 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the West Tatnuck neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In West Tatnuck, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in West Tatnuck is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

People

West Tatnuck is ranked among the top 6.3% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of Massachusetts according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the West Tatnuck neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Diversity

Did you know that the West Tatnuck neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 2.7% have Brazilian ancestry.

West Tatnuck is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% 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 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 West Tatnuck 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 77.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 70.6% 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 West Tatnuck neighborhood, 58.1% 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 17.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.0%), and 12.0% 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 West Tatnuck neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Greek.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 West Tatnuck neighborhood in Worcester, MA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (17.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (11.5%), and residents who report English roots (6.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.9%), along with some South American ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 16.3% 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 West Tatnuck neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.7%) 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 (8.0%) . 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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