Collingswood, NJ (Park Ave / Lees Ave)




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About Collingswood, NJ (Park Ave / Lees Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Park Ave / Lees Ave median real estate price is $285,792, which is less expensive than 62.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 62.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Park Ave / Lees Ave is currently $1,281, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.3% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Park Ave / Lees Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Collingswood, New Jersey.

Park Ave / Lees Ave 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 Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Park Ave / Lees Ave are 6.6%, which is lower than one will find in 64.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Park Ave / Lees Ave 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

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 Collingswood, the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 3.4% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 96.6% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 0.9% have Armenian ancestry.

Park Ave / Lees Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood, 13.9% of people ride the train 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 train ridership than in 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 60.3% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.


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 Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood in Collingswood are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 15.1% 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 52.8% 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 Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood, 58.6% 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.4%), and 6.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood in Collingswood, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.4%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.

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 Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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 Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (73.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (13.9%) and 8.6% 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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AGE OF Collingswood, NJ (Park Ave / Lees Ave) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Park Ave / Lees Ave 0.101011101001110
Collingswood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55

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Park Ave / Lees Ave 0.101011101001110
Collingswood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26

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Park Ave / Lees Ave 0.101011101001110
Collingswood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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COLLINGSWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Zane North Elementary School
801 Stokes Avenue
Collingswood, NJ, 08108
PK-05
William P Tatem Elementary School
265 Lincoln Avenue
Collingswood, NJ, 08108
KG-05
Thomas Sharp Elementary School
400 Comly Ave
West Collingswood, NJ, 08107
PK-05
Mark Newbie Elementary School
2 East Browning Rd
Collingswood, NJ, 08108
KG-05
James A. Garfield Elementary School
480 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ, 08108
PK-05
Collingswood Middle School
414 Collings Ave
Collingswood, NJ, 08108
06-08
Collingswood High School
424 Collings Ave
Collingswood, NJ, 08108
09-12

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