Found within zip codes: 08648
Popular real estate near Lawrence Township, NJ (Town Center)
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Lawrence Township are $358,265, which is more expensive than 71.7% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 84.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Lawrence Township Town Center are currently $1,116, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.6% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
Lawrence Township Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.
Real estate in the Town Center of Lawrence Township, NJ 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 Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Lawrence Township Town Center are 6.6%, which is lower than one will find in 65.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Lawrence Township Town Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.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 Lawrence Township, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood is wealthier than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the shear amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Lawrence Township Town Center also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
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 37.5% 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 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
Also, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 13.0% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of New Jersey.Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 67.6% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood has more Eastern European and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 8.1% have Polish ancestry.
Lawrence Township Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear 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, 35.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.The Neighbors 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 Town Center neighborhood in Lawrence Township 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 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 99.9% 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 Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood, 67.6% 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 18.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.5%), and 8.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.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 Town Center neighborhood in Lawrence Township, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (13.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.5%) , and residents who report Asian roots (8.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.1%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 16.9% 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 Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Chinese.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 Lawrence Township Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.7%) 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 (5.8%) . 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||$358,265|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to NJ, very high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Suburban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Rowhouses & attached homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier) and some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Urban Sophisticates, Hip & Trendy and Quiet|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Wealthy (among the 15% most wealthy communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Italian ancestry, some East Asian, some Irish ancestry, some Black, some Hispanic and some Asian Indian|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking and some Spanish speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
40 CRAVEN LN, LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ 08648
* 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.
4,056 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||48.8||51.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||17.3||8.6|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.1||0.1|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||18.2||31.8|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||66.2|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||0.0|
|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|
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National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Lawrence Township 1 in 838
in New Jersey 1 in 324
National Median 29.1
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in Lawrence Township 1 in 32
in New Jersey 1 in 46
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