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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Gird Point median real estate price is $795,596, which is more expensive than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in Montana and 85.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gird Point is currently $1,458, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.2% of the neighborhoods in Montana.

Gird Point is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hamilton, Montana.

Gird Point real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Gird Point 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.

Gird Point has a 11.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 68.2% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (7.3%), 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

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 Hamilton, the Gird Point neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 7 residents per square mile, Gird Point is less crowded than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Gird Point is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Gird Point is among the best neighborhoods for families in Montana. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Montana. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Gird Point neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Gird Point neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 60.7% 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 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Gird Point neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Gird Point neighborhood has more Dutch and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 11.2% have Norwegian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Gird Point neighborhood in Hamilton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.7% 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 53.9% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Gird Point neighborhood, 45.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.6%), and 13.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Gird Point neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% of households. Some people also speak Italian (3.1%).

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 Gird Point neighborhood in Hamilton, MT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (11.2%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (9.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

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 Gird Point neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (60.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.8%) 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 (16.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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