Real Estate Prices and Overview
Washington Park / Stelton median real estate prices are $285,844, which is more expensive than 47.8% of the neighborhoods
in New Jersey and 76.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Washington Park / Stelton are currently
$1,145, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.6%
of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
Washington Park / Stelton is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Edison, New Jersey.
Washington Park / Stelton real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of
the residences in the Washington Park / Stelton neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in
Washington Park / Stelton. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 56.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Washington Park / Stelton neighborhood has more
Hungarian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 24.4% have Asian ancestry.
Washington Park / Stelton is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Washington Park / Stelton neighborhood in Edison are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 81.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.8% 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 85.6%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
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 Washington Park / Stelton neighborhood, 39.5%
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 28.9% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.9%), and 11.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Washington Park / Stelton neighborhood in Edison, NJ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(24.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.1%) , and residents who report Irish roots (11.6%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.8%) , along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 23.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
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 Washington Park / Stelton
neighborhood is English, spoken by 66.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Chinese and Urdu (the national language of Pakistan).
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Washington Park / Stelton neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.6%) 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 (13.0%) and 10.2% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.