Seabrook Beach median real estate price is $979,017, which is more expensive than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire and 93.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Seabrook Beach is currently $2,525, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.7% of New Hampshire neighborhoods.
Seabrook Beach is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Seabrook, New Hampshire. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Seabrook Beach real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Seabrook Beach neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Seabrook Beach. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 52.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (45.6%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Seabrook Beach 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, Seabrook Beach 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.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Seabrook Beach neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 52.1%, which is higher than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Seabrook Beach neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Seabrook Beach neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Seabrook Beach neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 17.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Seabrook Beach neighborhood has more Irish and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 3.8% have Greek ancestry.
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 Seabrook Beach neighborhood in Seabrook 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 86.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Seabrook Beach neighborhood, 58.4% 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 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.0%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Seabrook Beach neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.6%).
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 Seabrook Beach neighborhood in Seabrook, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (40.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (24.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.3%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (3.8%), among others.
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 Seabrook Beach neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (17.5%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (82.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.