Carteret, NJ (Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St)




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About Carteret, NJ (Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St median real estate price is $265,102, which is less expensive than 69.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 69.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St is currently $1,560, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.3% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Carteret, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St 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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St 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, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 40.3% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood has more South American and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.0% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 16.2% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 14.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.


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 Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood in Carteret are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 31.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.9% of U.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 Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood, 40.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.3%), and 17.7% 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 Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood in Carteret, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (19.3%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (16.2%), and residents who report South American roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.1%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 35.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood is English, spoken by 45.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Hindi (which is the official language of India) and Polish.

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 Port Carteret Rd / Lafayette St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (10.1%) and 9.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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 Crime Data

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Nathan Hale Elementary School
678 Roosevelt Avenue
Carteret, NJ, 07008
PK-05
Carteret High School
199 Washington Avenue
Carteret, NJ, 07008
09-12
Columbus Elementary School
1 Carteret Avenue
Carteret, NJ, 07008
PK-05
Carteret Middle School
300 Carteret Avenue
Carteret, NJ, 07008
06-08
Private Nicholas Minue Elementary School
83 Post Blvd
Carteret, NJ, 07008
PK-05

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