Barrington, RI (New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd)




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About Barrington, RI (New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd median real estate price is $434,091, which is more expensive than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 83.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd is currently $1,650, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.7% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island.

New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Barrington, Rhode Island. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd 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 New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 68.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd 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: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.2% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.8% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood, where 38.9% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood has more Portuguese and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 28.6% have Irish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 65.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


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 Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood in Barrington 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 96.8% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood, 65.2% 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 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.7%), and 6.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood in Barrington, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (19.2%), and residents who report English roots (17.8%), and some of the residents are also of Portuguese ancestry (6.9%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.3% of households.

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 New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (92.5%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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New Meadow Rd / Sowams Rd 0.101011101001110
Barrington 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 2.43
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Barrington 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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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 RI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Barrington High School
220 Lincoln Avenue
Barrington, RI, 02806
09-12
Sowams Elementary School
364 Sowams Road
Barrington, RI, 02806
KG-03
Barrington Middle School
261 Middle Highway
Barrington, RI, 02806
06-08
Hampden Meadows School
297 New Meadow Road
Barrington, RI, 02806
04-05
Nayatt School
400 Nayatt Road
Barrington, RI, 02806
PK-03
Primrose Hill School
60 Middle Highway
Barrington, RI, 02806
PK-03

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