Colts Neck, NJ (Route 34 / Asbury Ave)




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About Colts Neck, NJ (Route 34 / Asbury Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 34 / Asbury Ave real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Route 34 / Asbury Ave is currently $2,627, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Route 34 / Asbury Ave is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

Route 34 / Asbury Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Route 34 / Asbury Ave. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 58.6%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Colts Neck, the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Route 34 / Asbury Ave 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 Route 34 / Asbury Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 14.9% have South American ancestry.

Route 34 / Asbury Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.3% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Furthermore, the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 98.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

100.0% of the real estate in the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. Despite all of the residential real estate here in the Route 34 / Asbury Ave 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 58.6%, which is higher than 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 31 residents per square mile, Route 34 / Asbury Ave is less crowded than 92.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Route 34 / Asbury Ave choose to walk to work each day (25.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 67.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood in Colts Neck are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.5% 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.

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 Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood, 53.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 37.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.1%), and 22.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood in Colts Neck, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French (16.7%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report German roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (12.1%), among others. In addition, 19.5% 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 Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.8% 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 Route 34 / Asbury Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (25.3%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Colts Neck 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 19 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

FREEHOLD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Freehold Borough High School
2 Robertsville Road
Freehold, NJ, 07728
09-12
Freehold Township High School
281 Elton Adelphia Road
Freehold Twp., NJ, 07728
09-12
Howell High School
405 Squankum Yellowbrook Road
Farmingdale, NJ, 07727
09-12
Manalapan High School
20 Church Lane
Englishtown, NJ, 07726
09-12
Marlboro High School
95 North Main Street
Marlboro, NJ, 07746
09-12
Colts Neck High School
59 Five Points Road
Colts Neck, NJ, 07722
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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COLTS NECK TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Conover Road Primary School
56 Conover Road
Colts Neck, NJ, 07722
PK-02
Cedar Drive Middle School
73 Cedar Drive
Colts Neck, NJ, 07722
06-08
Conover Road Elementary School
76 Conover Road
Colts Neck, NJ, 07722
03-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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