Median real estate price in the Town Center of Tiverton is $516,789, which is more expensive than 71.7% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 71.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Tiverton Town Center is currently $2,415, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island.
Tiverton Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tiverton, Rhode Island. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Real estate in the Town Center of Tiverton, RI 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 Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Tiverton Town Center has a 13.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Tiverton, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Tiverton Town Center 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, Tiverton Town Center 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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Tiverton Town Center neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Tiverton Town Center community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
Did you know that the Tiverton Town Center neighborhood has more Portuguese and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 22.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 21.7% have English ancestry.
Tiverton Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Town Center neighborhood in Tiverton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.4% 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 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 Tiverton Town Center neighborhood, 49.5% 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 20.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.1%), and 13.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Tiverton Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Town Center neighborhood in Tiverton, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Portuguese ancestry (22.6%), and residents who report English roots (21.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (11.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.0%), among others.
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 Tiverton Town Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (85.9%) 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.