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 $290,732, which is more expensive than 38.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 70.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Park Ave / Lees Ave is currently $1,187, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.4% 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.

In Park Ave / Lees Ave, the current vacancy rate is 4.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Park Ave / Lees Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 4.5% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.5% 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, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 95.7% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood has more British and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.7% have Lithuanian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 17.8% of the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.5% 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

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 62.3% of the residential real estate in the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 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 77.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.6% 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 84.8% 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, 60.5% 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 18.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.4%), and 6.7% 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 (25.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (18.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (13.9%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Park Ave / Lees Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.1%).

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 (36.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.8%) and 8.9% 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Collingswood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Collingswood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

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

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