Bangor, ME (West Bangor)




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About Bangor, ME (West Bangor)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Bangor median real estate price is $160,532, which is less expensive than 58.8% of Maine neighborhoods and 58.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Bangor is currently $987, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.7% of Maine neighborhoods.

West Bangor is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bangor, Maine.

West Bangor real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 West Bangor 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 West Bangor. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.9% 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 West Bangor neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the West Bangor neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the West Bangor community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.8% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the West Bangor neighborhood has more Scottish and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 16.4% have French ancestry.

West Bangor is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 West Bangor neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the West Bangor neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 68.0% 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 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The West Bangor neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.4% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


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 West Bangor neighborhood in Bangor are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.0% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the West Bangor neighborhood, 39.0% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.0%), and 14.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 West Bangor neighborhood in Bangor, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (26.1%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report English roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (10.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (9.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the West Bangor neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households. Some people also speak German (2.5%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in West Bangor neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (68.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (86.3%) 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 (8.4%) . 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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West Bangor 0.101011101001110
Bangor 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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