Whitman Square median real estate price is $344,895, which is less expensive than 76.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 45.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Whitman Square is currently $2,696, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 63.3% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Whitman Square is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blackwood, New Jersey.
Whitman Square real estate 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 Whitman Square 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 Whitman Square are 4.5%, which is lower than one will find in 71.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Whitman Square 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.
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 Blackwood, the Whitman Square neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Whitman Square neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 98.7% of neighborhoods in America.
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Whitman Square neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.4% of all American neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Whitman Square neighborhood has more Italian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 25.3% have Irish ancestry.
Whitman Square is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.6% 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 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Whitman Square neighborhood in Blackwood are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.9% 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 65.6% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Whitman Square neighborhood, 41.2% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.1%), and 13.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Whitman Square neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households. Some people also speak Polish (10.6%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Whitman Square neighborhood in Blackwood, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (32.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (25.3%), and residents who report German roots (22.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.8%), among others.
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 Whitman Square neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (78.3%) 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 (14.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.