Edgewater, NJ (River Rd / Gorge Rd)




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About Edgewater, NJ (River Rd / Gorge Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

River Rd / Gorge Rd median real estate price is $661,547, which is more expensive than 91.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 92.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in River Rd / Gorge Rd is currently $3,257, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

River Rd / Gorge Rd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Edgewater, New Jersey.

River Rd / Gorge Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in River Rd / Gorge Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 11.2% of the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.9% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (30.7% ride the bus) than 99.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood has more Austrian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 46.9% have Asian ancestry.

River Rd / Gorge Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 93.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 89.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 59.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 71.7% 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.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (51.5%) than are found in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 75.6% of the adults living in the River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 48.3%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.


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 River Rd / Gorge Rd 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 92.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% 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 84.0% of America'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 River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood, 71.7% 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 (5.5%), and 4.3% 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 River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood in Edgewater, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (46.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report Russian roots (5.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 51.5% 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 River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 47.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Japanese, South Asian languages and Spanish.

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 River Rd / Gorge Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (52.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (47.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (30.7%) and 11.2% 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

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

44 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Edgewater, NJ (River Rd / Gorge Rd) 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
River Rd / Gorge Rd 0.101011101001110
Edgewater 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55

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River Rd / Gorge Rd 0.101011101001110
Edgewater 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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River Rd / Gorge Rd 0.101011101001110
Edgewater 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

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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EDGEWATER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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

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