Dorset Park median real estate price is $641,928, which is more expensive than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in Vermont and 82.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Dorset Park is currently $3,374, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in Vermont.
Dorset Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Burlington, Vermont.
Dorset Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Dorset Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Dorset Park, the current vacancy rate is 3.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Dorset Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in South Burlington, the Dorset Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
A majority of the adults in the Dorset Park neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Vermont by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in Vermont. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
In addition, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 35.2% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Dorset Park neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 35.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Did you know that the Dorset Park neighborhood has more French Canadian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 11.4% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 9.7% have Scottish ancestry.
Dorset Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Dorset Park neighborhood in South Burlington are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 65.3% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Dorset Park neighborhood, 67.3% 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 18.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.2%), and 10.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Dorset Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, French and Langs. of India.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Dorset Park neighborhood in South Burlington, VT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (12.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (9.9%), among others. In addition, 16.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Dorset Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (70.2%) 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 (7.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.