Belford, NJ (Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq)




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About Belford, NJ (Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq median real estate price is $389,437, which is more expensive than 63.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 79.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq is currently $1,670, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Belford, New Jersey.

Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq real estate 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 Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq 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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood has more Irish and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.6% have Romanian ancestry.

Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood, 1.6% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: 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. More residents of the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.


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 Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood in Belford 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 93.3% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood, 40.5% 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 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 11.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood in Belford, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (33.6%), and residents who report German roots (20.1%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.3%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.2% of households.

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 Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (24.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (87.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq 0.101011101001110
Belford 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq 0.101011101001110
Belford 0.101011101001110
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Knollwood Dr / Colonial Sq 0.101011101001110
Belford 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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

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