Bangor, ME (Broadway / State St)




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About Bangor, ME (Broadway / State St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Broadway / State St median real estate price is $131,839, which is less expensive than 73.8% of Maine neighborhoods and 73.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Broadway / State St is currently $866, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.6% of Maine neighborhoods.

Broadway / State St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bangor, Maine.

Broadway / State St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Broadway / State St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.5% in Broadway / State St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 48.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Broadway / State St neighborhood has more French and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French ancestry and 4.8% have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 57.7%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Broadway / State St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.3% of the neighborhoods in ME. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Broadway / State St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 44.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Broadway / State St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 86.7%, which is higher than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Broadway / State St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 97.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Broadway / State St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Broadway / State St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 60.7% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 1.1% of employed workers living in the Broadway / State St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Broadway / State St neighborhood in Bangor are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 92.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Broadway / State St neighborhood, 40.2% 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 34.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.8%), and 9.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Broadway / State St neighborhood in Bangor, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.9%), and residents who report English roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Broadway / State St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

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 Broadway / State St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.8%) 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 (11.2%) and 5.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Broadway / State St 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Broadway / State St 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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BANGOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of ME school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Abraham Lincoln School
45 Forest Avenue
Bangor, ME, 04401
PK-03
Bangor High School
885 Broadway
Bangor, ME, 04401
09-12
Downeast School
100 Moosehead Blvd
Bangor, ME, 04401
PK-03
Fairmount School
58 Thirteenth Street
Bangor, ME, 04401
04-05
James F. Doughty School
143 Fifth Street
Bangor, ME, 04401
06-08
Fruit Street School
175 Fruit Street
Bangor, ME, 04401
PK-03
William S. Cohen School
304 Garland Street
Bangor, ME, 04401
06-08
Vine Street School
66 Vine Street
Bangor, ME, 04401
PK-03
Mary Snow School
435 Broadway
Bangor, ME, 04401
04-05
Fourteenth Street School
224 Fourteenth Street
Bangor, ME, 04401
PK-03

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