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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Town Center / Hazelton median real estate price is $470,634, which is more expensive than 36.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 62.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Town Center / Hazelton is currently $2,944, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Town Center / Hazelton is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Avenel, New Jersey.

Town Center / Hazelton 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center / Hazelton 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 Town Center / Hazelton are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 73.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Town Center / Hazelton 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 Avenel, the Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Diversity

Did you know that the Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood has more Asian and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 4.1% have Haitian ancestry.

Town Center / Hazelton is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.6% 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 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (46.0%) than are found in 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary 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 Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood in Avenel are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.8% 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 62.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood, 45.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.5%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood is English, spoken by 37.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Spanish, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) and Arabic.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood in Avenel, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (40.8%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.2%), along with some South American ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 46.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Town Center / Hazelton neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.0%) 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%) and 5.4% 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.


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