Sanford, ME (Main St / Sam Allen Rd)




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About Sanford, ME (Main St / Sam Allen Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Main St / Sam Allen Rd median real estate price is $169,812, which is less expensive than 53.3% of Maine neighborhoods and 53.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Main St / Sam Allen Rd is currently $887, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.7% of Maine neighborhoods.

Main St / Sam Allen Rd is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sanford, Maine.

Main St / Sam Allen Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Main St / Sam Allen Rd 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.

Main St / Sam Allen Rd has a 15.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.4% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (12.6%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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 Main St / Sam Allen Rd neighborhood has more French Canadian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 2.4% have Canadian ancestry.

Main St / Sam Allen Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.3% 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 99.7% 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 Main St / Sam Allen Rd neighborhood in Sanford are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.8% 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 81.3% 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 Main St / Sam Allen Rd neighborhood, 31.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.5%), and 14.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Main St / Sam Allen Rd neighborhood in Sanford, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (25.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.6%), and residents who report French roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (12.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Main St / Sam Allen Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.2% of households. Some people also speak French (7.3%).

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 Main St / Sam Allen Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.4%) 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 (10.0%) . 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 Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Main St / Sam Allen Rd 0.101011101001110
Sanford 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Main St / Sam Allen Rd 0.101011101001110
Sanford 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30
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Sanford 0.101011101001110
Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Sanford Regional Technical Center
52 Sanford High School Blvd
Sanford, ME, 04073
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Lafayette School
69 Brook Street
Sanford, ME, 04073
KG-03
Sanford High School
52 Sanford High School Blvd
Sanford, ME, 04073
09-12
Margaret Chase Smith Sch. Sanford
248 Twombly Road
Sanford, ME, 04073
KG-03
Carl J Lamb School
233 Shaws Ridge Road
Springvale, ME, 04083
KG-06
Willard School
668 Main Street
Sanford, ME, 04073
01-05
Sanford Jr High School
708 Main Street
Sanford, ME, 04073
06-08

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