Lewiston, ME (Montello St / Central Ave)




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About Lewiston, ME (Montello St / Central Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Montello St / Central Ave median real estate price is $156,385, which is more expensive than 40.0% of the neighborhoods in Maine and 41.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Montello St / Central Ave is currently $1,125, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.3% of the neighborhoods in Maine.

Montello St / Central Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lewiston, Maine.

Montello St / Central Ave 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Montello St / Central Ave, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Montello St / Central Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Lewiston, the Montello St / Central Ave 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 Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.3% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 21.0% have French ancestry.

Montello St / Central Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood in Lewiston are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% 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 82.0% of America'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 Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood, 39.7% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.7%), and 14.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood in Lewiston, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French Canadian (33.3%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (21.0%), and residents who report English roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.2% of households. Some people also speak French (16.7%).

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 Montello St / Central Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.1%) 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 (12.1%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Montello St / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Montello St / Central Ave 0.101011101001110
Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30
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Lewiston 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Lewiston Regional Technology Ctr
156 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME, 04240
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Farwell Elementary School
84 110 Farwell Street
Lewiston, ME, 04240
KG-06
Lewiston High School
156 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME, 04240
09-12
Martel School
880 Lisbon Street
Lewiston, ME, 04240
KG-06
Montello School
407 East Avenue
Lewiston, ME, 04240
PK-06
Governor James B Longley Elem Sch
145 Birch Street
Lewiston, ME, 04240
PK-06
Thomas J Mcmahon Elementary Sch
151 North Temple Street
Lewiston, ME, 04240
PK-06
Raymond A. Geiger Elementary School
601 College Street
Lewiston, ME, 04240
PK-06
Lewiston Middle School
75 Central Avenue
Lewiston, ME, 04240
07-08

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