Montpelier, VT (City Center)




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About Montpelier, VT (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Montpelier is $285,091, which is more expensive than 77.1% of the neighborhoods in Vermont and 68.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Montpelier City Center is currently $1,156, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.5% of the neighborhoods in Vermont.

Montpelier City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Montpelier, Vermont.

Real estate in the City Center of Montpelier, VT is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center 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.

Real estate vacancies in Montpelier City Center are 7.2%, which is lower than one will find in 61.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Montpelier City Center 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Montpelier City Center neighborhood has more Yugoslav and French Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 6.7% have French Canadian ancestry.

Montpelier City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% 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 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Montpelier City Center choose to walk to work each day (25.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 19.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Montpelier City Center neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 10.9% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Vermont.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

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 Montpelier City Center neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 65.6% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 City Center neighborhood in Montpelier are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.0% 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 72.2% 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 Montpelier City Center neighborhood, 51.5% 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 23.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.8%), and 11.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 City Center neighborhood in Montpelier, VT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.3%), and residents who report German roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (8.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Montpelier City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak French (2.8%).

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 Montpelier City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (61.9%) 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 (25.8%) and 8.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Montpelier 0.101011101001110
Vermont 1.18
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Vermont 5

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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 VT Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Main Street School
170 Main Street
Montpelier, VT, 05602
06-08
Montpelier High School
5 High School Drive
Montpelier, VT, 05602
09-12
Union Elementary School
1 Park Avenue
Montpelier, VT, 05602
PK-05

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