Fairview, NJ (Borough Center)




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About Fairview, NJ (Borough Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Borough Center of Fairview is $409,752, which is more expensive than 64.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 80.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fairview Borough Center is currently $1,232, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

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

Real estate in the Borough Center of Fairview, NJ is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Borough Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Fairview Borough Center are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fairview Borough Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Fairview Borough Center neighborhood has more Croatian and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 5.4% have Brazilian ancestry.

Fairview Borough Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Fairview Borough Center neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (55.4%) than are found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Fairview Borough Center neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 54.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the Fairview Borough Center neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 32,062 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.4% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Fairview Borough Center neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Fairview Borough Center neighborhood buck this trend. 24.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Fairview Borough Center neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.3% of the neighborhoods in NJ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 Borough Center neighborhood in Fairview are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 85.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 81.1% of U.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 Fairview Borough Center neighborhood, 39.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 33.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.1%), and 9.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Borough Center neighborhood in Fairview, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (15.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report Cuban roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Brazilian ancestry (5.4%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 55.4% 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 Fairview Borough Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 51.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Portuguese and Italian.

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 Fairview Borough Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (43.6%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (35.9%) and 15.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Borough Center neighborhood of Fairview by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Fairview 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Borough Center 0.101011101001110
Fairview 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Fairview 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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FAIRVIEW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Lincoln School Annex
130 Hamilton Avenue
Fairview, NJ, 07022
PK-KG
Lincoln School
140 Anderson Avenue
Fairview, NJ, 07022
04-08
Number Three School
403 Cliff Street
Fairview, NJ, 07022
KG-03

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