North Greenwich (Back Country Greenwich)

    North 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.

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    DETAILS  
    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
    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 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