Keene, NH (North Swanzey / Keene State College)




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About Keene, NH (North Swanzey / Keene State College)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

North Swanzey / Keene State College median real estate price is $177,747, which is less expensive than 83.5% of New Hampshire neighborhoods and 83.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in North Swanzey / Keene State College is currently $1,607, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.7% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire.

North Swanzey / Keene State College is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Keene, New Hampshire.

North Swanzey / Keene State College real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.4% in North Swanzey / Keene State College. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 61.4% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood stands out within New Hampshire 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 6.5% of college-friendly places to live in NH.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood, analysis shows that 19.5% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Also, more people in North Swanzey / Keene State College choose to walk to work each day (28.9%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood. In the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.0% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood has more French Canadian and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 14.2% have French ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 70.2% 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 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (53.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.


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 North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood in Keene are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 81.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 16.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.6% of U.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 North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood, 47.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 22.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.8%), and 9.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood in Keene, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.5%). There are also a number of people of French ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report English roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (8.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.5% of households.

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 North Swanzey / Keene State College neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (70.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (63.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (28.9%) . 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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North Swanzey / Keene State College 0.101011101001110
Keene 0.101011101001110
New Hampshire 1.99
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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KEENE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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 NH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Jonathan M. Daniels School
179 Maple Ave.
Keene, NH, 03431
KG-05
Franklin Elementary School
217 Washington St.
Keene, NH, 03431
KG-05
Fuller Elementary School
422 Elm St.
Keene, NH, 03431
KG-05
Keene High School
43 Arch St.
Keene, NH, 03431
09-12
Keene Middle School
167 Maple Ave.
Keene, NH, 03431
06-08
Symonds Elementary School
79 Park Ave.
Keene, NH, 03431
KG-05
Wheelock Elementary School
24 Adams St.
Keene, NH, 03431
PK-05

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