Boston condos for sale: Beacon Hill Charles Street

Charles St / Pinckney St median real estate price is $973,580, which is more expensive than 94.7% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts and 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Charles St / Pinckney St is currently $2,923, based on NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 94.4% of the neighborhoods in Massachusetts.

Charles St / Pinckney St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Charles St / Pinckney St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.6% in Charles St / Pinckney St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 58.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Boston, the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note in our research finding that the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Charles St / Pinckney St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 90.5% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor’s degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor’s degree. The rate here is higher than we found in 99.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they’re like most of us, they don’t do any of these things. But if you’re among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you’ll feel right at home in the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more “urban sophisticates” live than 99.5% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Finally, one of the most interesting things about the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 60.6% of the households here made up of people living alone, our research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America..

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In addition, the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 84.3% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 71.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 87.5% of the residential real estate in the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Charles St / Pinckney St choose to walk to work each day (50.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout’s research revealed that 18.2% of the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood’s commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.0% of America’s neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Charles St / Pinckney St neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It’s true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood’s residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 3.4% have Arab ancestry.

Charles St / Pinckney St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

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Author Profile

John Ford
John Ford
EXPERIENCE

Over the course of 20 years in the Boston downtown real estate market, John represented and sold numerous, condominiums, investment and development properties in Greater Boston and in the surrounding suburbs



In addition to representing Boston condo buyers and sellers, John is currently one of the most recognized Boston condo blog writers regarding Boston condominiums and residential real estate markets. John's insights and observations about the Boston condo market have been seen in a wide variety of the most established local & national media outlets including; Banker and Tradesman, Boston Magazine The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and NewsWeek and Fortune magazine, among others.



HISTORY

For over 24 years, John Ford, of Ford Realty Inc., has been actively involved in the real estate industry. He started his career in commercial real estate with a national firm Spaulding & Slye and quickly realized that he had a passion for residential properties. In 1999, John entered the residential real estate market, and in 2000 John Started his own firm Ford Realty Inc. As a broker, his clients have come to love his fun, vivacious, and friendly attitude. He prides himself on bringing honesty and integrity to the entire home buying and selling process. In addition to helping buyers and sellers, he also works with rental clients. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new Boston condo or rent an apartment, you’ll quickly learn why John has a 97% closing rate.

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Back Bay

Beacon Hill

Charles River Park

Downtown/Midtown

North End

South End

Seaport District

South Boston

Waterfront

Brookline

Surrounding Communities of Boston
Contact
John Ford and his staff can be reached at 617-595-3712 or 617-720-5454. Please feel free to stop by John's Boston Beacon Hill office located at 137 Charles Street.




John Ford
Ford Realty Inc
137 Charles Street
Boston, Ma 02114

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