Essex Fells, NJ

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Essex Fells Profile


Overview

Essex Fells is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,085 people and just one neighborhood, Essex Fells is the 428th largest community in New Jersey.

Essex Fells home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Essex Fells real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Essex Fells is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 95.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Essex Fells is a borough of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Essex Fells who work in management occupations (24.26%), sales jobs (16.53%), and healthcare (9.53%).

Of important note, Essex Fells is also a borough of artists. Essex Fells has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Essex Fells’s character.

Also of interest is that Essex Fells has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.70% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Essex Fells is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Essex Fells is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Essex Fells a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Essex Fells has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Essex Fells’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Essex Fells is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Essex Fells, the average commute to work is 33.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Essex Fells is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Essex Fells Demographics

If knowledge is power, Essex Fells is a pretty powerful place. 80.90% of the adults in Essex Fells have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Essex Fells in 2010 was $97,233, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $388,932 for a family of four.

Essex Fells is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Essex Fells home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Essex Fells residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Essex Fells include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Essex Fells is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (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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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Essex Fells, NJ HOMES

TYPE OF Essex Fells, NJ HOMES

SIZE OF Essex Fells, NJ HOMES

SIZE OF Essex Fells, NJ HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (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

136 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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One person households

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Employment Industries in Essex Fells

 

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Essex Fells 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.08

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Essex Fells VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Essex Fells 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 14.05

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Essex Fells Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Essex Fells 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 59

Neighborhood Public School Data

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

WEST ESSEX REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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*
West Essex High School
65 West Greenbrook Rd
North Caldwell, NJ 07006
09-12
West Essex Middle School
65 West Greenbrook Rd
North Caldwell, NJ 07006
07-08
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.7% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.8% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.9% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

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ESSEX FELLS SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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*
Essex Fells Elementary School
102 Hawthorne Rd
Essex Fells, NJ 07021
PK-06
* 10 is highest

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

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