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 Saco,
the Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Maine by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.3%
of the neighborhoods in Maine.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood has more
Greek and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 3.4% have Canadian ancestry.
Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.6% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 25.1% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.1% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Ferry Beach / Camp Ellis neighborhood stands out by having 93.6% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all American