Natick / Westcott median real estate price is $339,680, which is more expensive than 36.9% of the neighborhoods in Rhode Island and 55.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Natick / Westcott is currently $2,085, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.1% of Rhode Island neighborhoods.
Natick / Westcott is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
Natick / Westcott real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Natick / Westcott neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.5% in Natick / Westcott. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Astoundingly, the Natick / Westcott neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular West Warwick neighborhood.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Natick / Westcott neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in RI. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
Did you know that the Natick / Westcott neighborhood has more Portuguese and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 25.2% have Italian ancestry.
Natick / Westcott is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% 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 97.2% 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 Natick / Westcott neighborhood in West Warwick are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Natick / Westcott neighborhood, 30.1% 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 27.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.4%), and 20.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Natick / Westcott neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.5%).
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 Natick / Westcott neighborhood in West Warwick, RI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (25.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.9%), and residents who report French roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.9%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (7.9%), among others. In addition, 13.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Natick / Westcott neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.6%) 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 (8.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.