North Greenwich (Back Country Greenwich)
Zip Code 06831
If you are planning to retire in Connecticut, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, North Greenwich / Riversville may be considered a retiree’s dream neighborhood. This neighborhood is peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Connecticut, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.5% of neighborhoods in CT. If a Connecticut retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.
The greatest number of commuters in North Greenwich / Riversville neighborhood spend longer than one hour commuting one-way to work (24.8% of working residents), one of the longer commutes in America, which is a potential downside for residents of this neighborhood.
Here most residents (62.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (14.2%) and 7.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute.
|VALUES||Median real estate price is $1,894,448 and average rent is $2,140|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES||Mostly Single-family homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 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||Most residents venture to Greenwich Avenue for fine dining|
|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 Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking, some Italian speaking, some French speaking, some Russian speaking and some Portuguese speaking|