Park Gate median real estate price is $512,815, which is more expensive than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 72.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Park Gate is currently $4,175, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
Park Gate is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Edison, New Jersey.
Park Gate real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Park Gate neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Park Gate, the current vacancy rate is 0.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Park Gate is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Park Gate neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Park Gate neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 19.2% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all neighborhoods in America.
The Park Gate neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 81.1% 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.
Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Park Gate neighborhood could be your paradise. With 38.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Park Gate stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 82.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Park Gate neighborhood may actually hold the key. 69.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 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 77.1% of the adults living in the Park Gate neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In the Park Gate neighborhood, 20.1% 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 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the Park Gate neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 23.1% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Did you know that the Park Gate neighborhood has more Asian and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 72.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.1% have Slovak ancestry.
Park Gate is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 29.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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. What is interesting to note, is that the Park Gate neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (60.6%) than are found in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Gate neighborhood in Edison 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 93.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 71.1% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Park Gate neighborhood, 81.1% 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 7.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.4%), and 3.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Gate neighborhood is English, spoken by 30.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Chinese and Spanish.
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 Park Gate neighborhood in Edison, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (72.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report Spanish roots (3.6%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (2.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.4%), among others. In addition, 60.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Gate neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (53.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (20.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.