Portsmouth, NH (New Castle / Shaws Hill)




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About Portsmouth, NH (New Castle / Shaws Hill)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

New Castle / Shaws Hill median real estate price is $910,342, which is more expensive than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire and 93.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in New Castle / Shaws Hill is currently $1,662, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire.

New Castle / Shaws Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

New Castle / Shaws Hill 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 New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

New Castle / Shaws Hill has a 14.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.5% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.2%), 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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The New Castle / Shaws Hill 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, New Castle / Shaws Hill 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: Diversity

Did you know that the New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood has more English and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 25.9% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 1.9% have Canadian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in New Hampshire, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, New Castle / Shaws Hill may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Hampshire, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.0% of neighborhoods in NH. If a New Hampshire retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood, analysis shows that 11.6% 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 95.7% 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.


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 New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood in Portsmouth are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% 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 87.2% 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 New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood, 57.2% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.8%), and 6.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood in Portsmouth, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (25.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.1%), and residents who report French roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% 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 New Castle / Shaws Hill neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.7%) 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 (10.4%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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New Castle / Shaws Hill 0.101011101001110
Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
New Hampshire 1.99
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New Castle / Shaws Hill 0.101011101001110
Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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New Castle / Shaws Hill 0.101011101001110
Portsmouth 0.101011101001110
New Hampshire 6

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 15 Condition Alerts found.

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PORTSMOUTH 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
Mary C. Dondero Elementary School
32 Van Buren Ave.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
KG-05
Little Harbour School
50 Clough Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
KG-05
New Franklin School
1 Franklin Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
KG-05
Portsmouth Middle School
155 Parrott Ave.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
06-08
Peep School Pre School Program
100 Campus Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
PK-PK
Portsmouth High School
50 Andrew Jarvis Dr.
Portsmouth, NH, 03801
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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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
Maude H. Trefethen School
142 Cranfield St
New Castle, NH, 03854
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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