Old Town, ME (Oak Hill St / Center St)




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About Old Town, ME (Oak Hill St / Center St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Oak Hill St / Center St median real estate price is $81,529, which is less expensive than 95.4% of Maine neighborhoods and 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Oak Hill St / Center St is currently $270, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 99.9% of Maine neighborhoods.

Oak Hill St / Center St is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Old Town, Maine.

Oak Hill St / Center St 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 Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.3% in Oak Hill St / Center St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 68.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.

Oak Hill St / Center St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 25.4% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood stands out within Maine for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.7% of college-friendly places to live in ME.


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 Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood in Old Town are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 94.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 46.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.0% of U.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 Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood, 32.9% 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 32.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (25.4%), and 18.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood in Old Town, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Native American (68.3%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (6.0%), and residents who report English roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (3.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.3% of households. Some people also speak Native American languages (9.2%).

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 Oak Hill St / Center St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.9%) 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 (16.3%) and 8.8% 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Oak Hill St / Center St 0.101011101001110
Old Town 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Oak Hill St / Center St 0.101011101001110
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Maine 18.30
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Old Town 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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