The Neighborhood Names With the Highest—and Lowest—Home Prices

What’s in a name?

Well, when it comes to neighborhoods, it’s something that could actually signify how much homes within itare worth. And we found the data to prove it!

Perhaps not surprisingly, the highest average home values in America were found in neighborhoods with beachy-sounding monikers, according to a recent report from Porch. The online home improvement marketplace included only names mentioned at least 25 times in neighborhoods as defined by the U.S. Census.

And not all waterfront words are created equal. Average property values in neighborhoods with the word “island” in them are the highest, at $440,386. And yes, this too makes plenty of sense. Who wouldn’t want to escape the grind on some scenic isle?
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