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Real Estate Prices & Overview

North Beach / The Plantation median real estate price is $557,288, which is more expensive than 80.5% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire and 76.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in North Beach / The Plantation is currently $3,554, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in New Hampshire.

North Beach / The Plantation is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hampton, New Hampshire. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

North Beach / The Plantation real estate 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

North Beach / The Plantation has a 15.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.8% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (15.5%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

North Beach / The Plantation 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, North Beach / The Plantation 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.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the North Beach / The Plantation is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.7% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New Hampshire, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New Hampshire. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood has more Irish and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.1% have Canadian ancestry.

North Beach / The Plantation is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood in Hampton are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood, 48.3% 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 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish and French.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood in Hampton, NH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (31.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report English roots (19.3%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (10.4%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 North Beach / The Plantation neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.6%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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