Bangor, ME (Broadway / Center St)




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About Bangor, ME (Broadway / Center St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Broadway / Center St median real estate price is $174,684, which is more expensive than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in Maine and 46.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Broadway / Center St is currently $860, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.9% of Maine neighborhoods.

Broadway / Center St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bangor, Maine.

Broadway / Center St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Broadway / Center 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 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in Broadway / Center St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Bangor, the Broadway / Center St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Broadway / Center St neighborhood has more Canadian and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 6.9% have French Canadian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Broadway / Center St has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Broadway / Center 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 88.3% 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: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Broadway / Center St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 65.4% 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 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Broadway / Center St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 68.9% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Broadway / Center St neighborhood in Bangor are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 41.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.7% 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 / Center St neighborhood, 48.0% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.5%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Broadway / Center St neighborhood in Bangor, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report English roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (12.8%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Broadway / Center St neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).

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 / Center St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (65.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (80.5%) 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 (8.2%) and 7.8% 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Broadway / Center St 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Broadway / Center St 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30
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Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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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