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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Augusta Northeast median real estate price is $222,194, which is less expensive than 75.8% of Maine neighborhoods and 69.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Augusta Northeast is currently $1,506, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.4% of Maine neighborhoods.

Augusta Northeast is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Augusta, Maine.

Augusta Northeast real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Augusta Northeast neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Augusta Northeast has a 10.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.7% 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.

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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Augusta Northeast neighborhood has more French and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.6% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 10.4% have French Canadian ancestry.

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 Augusta Northeast neighborhood in Augusta are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 67.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 3.8% 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 69.0% 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 Augusta Northeast neighborhood, 44.4% 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 21.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.7%), and 14.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Augusta Northeast neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.9% of households.

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 Augusta Northeast neighborhood in Augusta, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (32.3%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (28.6%), and residents who report English roots (23.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.0%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (10.4%), among others.

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 Augusta Northeast neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.0%) 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 (10.7%) . 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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