Basking Ridge, NJ (Liberty Corner / Lyons)




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About Basking Ridge, NJ (Liberty Corner / Lyons)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Liberty Corner / Lyons median real estate price is $620,545, which is more expensive than 74.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 86.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Liberty Corner / Lyons is currently $2,140, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Liberty Corner / Lyons is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Liberty Corner / Lyons real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Liberty Corner / Lyons 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 Liberty Corner / Lyons are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Liberty Corner / Lyons 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 Basking Ridge, the Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood has more Lebanese and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 1.8% have Eastern European ancestry.

Liberty Corner / Lyons is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 69.8% 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: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood could be your paradise. With 28.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.6% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

The rate of college educated adults in the Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.6% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, 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 Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood is wealthier than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer 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.

Also, a majority of the adults in the Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New Jersey by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.


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 Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood in Basking Ridge 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 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% 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 81.8% 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 Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood, 69.8% 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 17.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.8%), and 5.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood in Basking Ridge, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (20.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report German roots (16.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.0%), among others.

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 Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.

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 Liberty Corner / Lyons neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Liberty Corner / Lyons 0.101011101001110
Basking Ridge 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Liberty Corner / Lyons 0.101011101001110
Basking Ridge 0.101011101001110
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Liberty Corner / Lyons 0.101011101001110
Basking Ridge 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Mount Prospect Elementary School
111 Hansom Rd
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
PK-05
Ridge High School
268 So Finley Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
09-12
William Annin Middle School
70 Quincy Road
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
06-08
Oak Street School
70 W Oak St
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
KG-05
Liberty Corner School
61 Church Street
Liberty Corner, NJ, 07938
PK-05
Cedar Hill School
100 Peachtree Road
Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
KG-05

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