Fanwood, NJ

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Fanwood Profile


Overview

Fanwood is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 7,651 people and just one neighborhood, Fanwood is the 263rd largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Fanwood are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Occupations and Workforce

Fanwood is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fanwood is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fanwood who work in management occupations (13.20%), sales jobs (12.26%), and office and administrative support (10.40%).

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


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Fanwood 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, Fanwood is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fanwood 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, Fanwood has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fanwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Fanwood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.18 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Fanwood, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Fanwood is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Fanwood Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Fanwood, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Fanwood is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.53% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fanwood in 2010 was $47,585, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $190,340 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Fanwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fanwood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fanwood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Fanwood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Park Middle School
580 Park Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
05-08
Terrill Middle School
1301 Terrill Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
05-08
School One
563 Willow Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
J. Ackerman Coles
16 Kevin Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
Evergreen School
2280 Evergreen Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04
William J. Mcginn
1100 Roosevelt Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
KG-04
Scotch Plains Fanwood High School
667 Westfield Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
09-12
Howard B. Brunner
721 Westfield Road
Scotch Plains, NJ, 07076
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.6% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.2% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 5.5%

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