Banksville / Stanwich

Zip Codes 06830, 06831 

Similar to the Putnam Avenue/Church Street area this neighborhood holds high real estate values and has a population of very educated professionals. This is an ideal setting for young professionals, families and active retirees due to the beautiful homes and natural surroundings.  As a wealthy area, homes are well maintained and always manicured.  Unique to this neighborhood is that it has the highest concentration of married couples in the US, higher than 98.2% of all US neighborhoods, something good to know when thinking about where to move.

The greatest number of commuters in Banksville / Stanwich neighborhood spend longer than one hour commuting one-way to work (33.6% of working residents), one of the longer commutes in America, which is a potential downside for residents of this neighborhood.

Here most residents (60.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.6%) and 5.2% 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 The greatest number of commuters in Banksville / Stanwich neighborhood spend longer than one hour commuting one-way to work (33.6% of working residents), one of the longer commutes in America, which is a potential downside for residents of this neighborhood.

Here most residents (60.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.6%) and 5.2% 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.  A small percentage of residents walk to work.

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DETAILS  
VALUES Median real estate price is $2,819,189 and the average rent is $1,570.
THE SETTING Suburban (based on population density)
TYPE OF HOMES Mostly Single-family homes
SIZE OF HOMES Mostly Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)
AGE OF HOMES Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 – 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1994), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Newer Homes (Built 1995 or later)
HOMEOWNERSHIP Mostly Owner occupied
SPECIAL CHARACTER Mostly Quiet and Urban Sophisticates
      EATERIES Banksville Pizza is a popular stop on the commute home for families
THE NEIGHBORS DETAILS
AGE & LIFESTYLE Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)
EDUCATION LEVEL Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)
INCOME Wealthy (among the 15% most wealthy communities in America)
OCCUPATIONS Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Clerical, assistants & technical support
LANGUAGES Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some French speaking