Newport, RI (Gibbs Ave / Catherine St)




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About Newport, RI (Gibbs Ave / Catherine St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Gibbs Ave / Catherine St median real estate price is $540,733, which is more expensive than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 88.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Gibbs Ave / Catherine St is currently $1,519, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island.

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

Gibbs Ave / Catherine St 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Gibbs Ave / Catherine 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Gibbs Ave / Catherine St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (11.6%). 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.

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Gibbs Ave / Catherine 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, Gibbs Ave / Catherine 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, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 70.9% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.9% of the Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.2% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, in the Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 15.4% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood has more Portuguese and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 7.0% have Scottish ancestry.

Gibbs Ave / Catherine St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 66.1% 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 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


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 Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood in Newport are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.0% 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 Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood, 39.7% 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 38.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.4%), and 9.9% 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 Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood in Newport, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (29.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report German roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Some people also speak French (2.2%).

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 Gibbs Ave / Catherine St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (66.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.4%) 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 (15.4%) . 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

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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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Gibbs Ave / Catherine St 0.101011101001110
Newport 0.101011101001110
Rhode Island 2.43
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Newport 0.101011101001110
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Newport 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 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
Frank E. Thompson Middle
55 Broadway
Newport, RI, 02840
05-08
Newport Area Career Tech Ctr
15 Wickham Road
Newport, RI, 02840
M-M
Rogers High School
15 Wickham Road
Newport, RI, 02840
09-12
Claiborne Pell Elementary
35 Dexter Street
Newport, RI, 02840
PK-04

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