Belle Haven

Zip Codes 06830, 06831

Belle Haven is a neighborhood that is on the ocean or a tidally influenced river. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. Many locals and visitors come to stay or dine at the Delamar Hotel or happen to be member of the Indian Harbor Club.  In addition to being coastal, Belle Haven 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 makes for a warm and inviting feel.  The homes are also noticeably large in this neighborhood, primarily 4-5 bedrooms making a strong photographic statement.

The greatest number of commuters in Belle Haven neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (23.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (59.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.8%). 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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DETAILS  
VALUES Median real estate price is 2,018,867 and the average rent is $2,395.  This is a coastal neighborhood the values naturally rise here due to the exclusive location.
THE SETTING Suburban (based on population density) , coastal
TYPE OF HOMES Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached 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 Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 – 1969), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1994) and some Newer Homes (Built 1995 or later)
HOMEOWNERSHIP Mixed owners & renters
SPECIAL CHARACTER Mostly Nautical, Urban Sophisticates and Quiet
      EATERIES Fabulous access to eateries both on the water and Greenwich Avenue.  To name a few:  L’escale, Morello, Meditteraneo, Versailles
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 and some Clerical, assistants & technical support