Basking Ridge, NJ (Town Center)




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About Basking Ridge, NJ (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Basking Ridge is $796,423, which is more expensive than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Basking Ridge Town Center is currently $1,055, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 86.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Basking Ridge Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.

Real estate in the Town Center of Basking Ridge, NJ is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Town Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Basking Ridge Town Center are 5.1%, which is lower than one will find in 75.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Basking Ridge 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

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: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.4% of the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood has more Irish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.1% have British ancestry.

Basking Ridge Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% 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 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Basking Ridge Town Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Jersey, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.0% of neighborhoods in NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 68.3% 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 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.6% of the workforce in the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 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 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.9% 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 84.0% 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 Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood, 65.6% 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 23.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.7%), and 3.3% 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 Town Center neighborhood in Basking Ridge, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (28.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (18.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (14.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 12.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.7%).

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 Basking Ridge Town Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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Basking Ridge 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Basking Ridge 0.101011101001110
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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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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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