Edgewater, NJ (Borough Center)




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About Edgewater, NJ (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Edgewater is $573,969, which is more expensive than 85.7% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 89.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Edgewater Borough Center is currently $2,585, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Edgewater Borough Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Edgewater, New Jersey.

Real estate in the Borough Center of Edgewater, NJ is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments 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 Borough Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.6% in Edgewater Borough Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Edgewater, the Borough Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.4% of the Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood has more Romanian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 3.3% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Edgewater Borough Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

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 Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.1% 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.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 67.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 68.3% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


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 Borough Center neighborhood in Edgewater are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 37.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood, 68.3% 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 17.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.6%), and 5.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Borough Center neighborhood in Edgewater, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (18.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 28.4% 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 Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Russian.

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 Edgewater Borough Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (47.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (28.9%) and 11.4% of residents also ride a ferry 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

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Edgewater 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Edgewater 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Edgewater 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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EDGEWATER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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)

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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
Eleanor Van Gelder
251 Undercliff Ave
Edgewater, NJ, 07020
03-06
George Washington School
801 Undercliff Ave
Edgewater, NJ, 07020
PK-02

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