Bristol, RI (Hope St / Thames St)




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About Bristol, RI (Hope St / Thames St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hope St / Thames St median real estate price is $300,193, which is more expensive than 62.3% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 69.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hope St / Thames St is currently $1,118, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.8% of Rhode Island neighborhoods.

Hope St / Thames St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bristol, Rhode Island. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Hope St / Thames St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Hope St / Thames St 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 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in Hope St / Thames St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Bristol, the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Hope St / Thames St 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, Hope St / Thames St 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, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Hope St / Thames St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 45.6% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 60.4% of the residential real estate in the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood has more Portuguese and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 30.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 4.4% have French Canadian ancestry.

Hope St / Thames St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Rhode Island.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood in Bristol are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 3.3% 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 82.6% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Hope St / Thames St neighborhood, 37.7% 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 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.4%), and 14.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood in Bristol, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Portuguese (30.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.6%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (15.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (9.3%), among others. In addition, 13.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hope St / Thames St neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.8% of households. Some people also speak Portuguese (16.6%).

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 Hope St / Thames St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (83.7%) 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 (9.2%) and 6.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hope St / Thames St 0.101011101001110
Bristol 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 2.43

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Hope St / Thames St 0.101011101001110
Bristol 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 18.97

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Hope St / Thames St 0.101011101001110
Bristol 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 46

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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BRISTOL WARREN


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Better than of RI school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Mt. Hope High School
199 Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI, 02809
09-12
Guiteras School
35 Washington Street
Bristol, RI, 02809
KG-05
Rockwell School
1225 Hope Street
Bristol, RI, 02809
KG-05
Hugh Cole School
50 Asylum Road
Warren, RI, 02885
PK-05
Kickemuit Middle School
525 Child Street
Warren, RI, 02885
06-08
Colt Andrews School
570 574 Hope Street
Bristol, RI, 02809
KG-05

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