Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor median real estate price is $507,924, which is more expensive than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 74.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor is currently $2,773, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Cape May Court House, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor 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 Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 33.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (33.2%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Cape May Court House, the Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 33.6%, which is higher than 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor 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 Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, of particular note, 6.7% of the people in the Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.
Also, if you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor 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 97.4% of neighborhoods in NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood has more Slovak and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.0% have Lithuanian ancestry.
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 Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood in Cape May Court House are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.0% 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.
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 Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood, 36.1% 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.0%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).
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 Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood in Cape May Court House, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (10.1%), 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 Grassy Sound / Stone Harbor Manor neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.9%) 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 (6.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.