Found within zip codes: 07410
Popular real estate near Fair Lawn, NJ (Borough Center)
Median real estate prices in the Borough Center of Fair Lawn are $337,830, which is more expensive than 66.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 83.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Fair Lawn Borough Center are currently $1,124, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
Fair Lawn Borough Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.
Real estate in the Borough Center of Fair Lawn, NJ is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Borough Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In Fair Lawn Borough Center, the current vacancy rate is 3.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Fair Lawn Borough Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fair Lawn Borough Center neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 21.3% have Italian ancestry.
Fair Lawn Borough Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Fair Lawn Borough Center neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.1% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New Jersey, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New Jersey. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Borough Center neighborhood in Fair Lawn are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.5% 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 67.8% of America's neighborhoods.The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place. In the Fair Lawn Borough Center neighborhood, 44.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.6%), and 16.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco. In the Borough Center neighborhood in Fair Lawn, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (12.2%) , and residents who report German roots (8.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.3%) , along with some South American ancestry residents (4.0%), among others. In addition, 28.5% 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 Fair Lawn Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 67.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Russian, Hebrew and Italian.Getting to Work
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 Fair Lawn Borough Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.4%) 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 (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$337,830|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to NJ, very high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy, Urban Sophisticates and Walkable|
|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: 8 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Italian ancestry, some Hispanic, some East Asian, some Irish ancestry, some Puerto Rican, some Black and some Asian Indian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking, some Russian speaking and some Italian speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
PARMALEE AVE, FAIR LAWN, NJ 07410
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
4,817 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||70.6||51.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||12.9||8.6|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.2||0.1|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||8.9||31.8|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||39.7|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||6.5|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO NJ*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Borough Center neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Fair Lawn, NJ appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Fair Lawn 1 in 1167
in New Jersey 1 in 324
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Fair Lawn 1 in 85
in New Jersey 1 in 46
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