Fort Dix, NJ (Hanover Furnace / Cookstown)




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About Fort Dix, NJ (Hanover Furnace / Cookstown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hanover Furnace / Cookstown median real estate price is $295,029, which is more expensive than 39.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 70.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Hanover Furnace / Cookstown is currently $1,592, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 46.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Hanover Furnace / Cookstown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Dix, New Jersey.

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

Real estate vacancies in Hanover Furnace / Cookstown are 5.4%, which is lower than one will find in 73.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Hanover Furnace / Cookstown 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

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: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 32.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 14.4% of employed workers living in the Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.6% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

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 Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood could be your paradise. With 62.3% 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 0.7% 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, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood. A whopping 51.3% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood has more British and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 2.2% have Dominican ancestry.

Hanover Furnace / Cookstown is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood in Fort Dix are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.7% 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 70.3% of America'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 Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood, 38.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 32.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.5%), and 19.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood in Fort Dix, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.

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 Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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 Hanover Furnace / Cookstown neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (91.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.9%) . 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hanover Furnace / Cookstown 0.101011101001110
Fort Dix 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Hanover Furnace / Cookstown 0.101011101001110
Fort Dix 0.101011101001110
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Hanover Furnace / Cookstown 0.101011101001110
Fort Dix 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 17 Condition Alerts found.

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PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS


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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
Helen A. Fort/Marcus Newcomb Middle School
101 Fort Dix Road
Pemberton, NJ, 08068
06-08
Pemberton Township High School
148 Arneys Mount Road
Pemberton, NJ, 08068
09-12
Howard L. Emmons
14 Scrapetown Road
Pemberton, NJ, 08068
KG-02
Harker Wylie/Isaiah Haines School
125 C Trenton Road
Browns Mills, NJ, 08015
KG-02
Fort Dix Elementary School
1199 Fort Dix Juliustown Road
Fort Dix, NJ, 08640
PK-05
Aletta Crichton School
Two Learning Way
Browns Mills, NJ, 08015
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Alexander Denbo/Aletta Crichton School
One Learning Way
Browns Mills, NJ, 08015
PK-05
Samuel T. Busansky School
16 Scrapetown Road
Pemberton, NJ, 08068
03-05
Joseph S. Stackhouse School
125 A Trenton Road
Browns Mills, NJ, 08015
03-05
Pemberton Early Childhood Education Center
100 Arney's Mount Road
Pemberton, NJ, 08068
PK-PK

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NEW HANOVER TOWNSHIP


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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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
New Hanover Township School
122 Fort Dix Street
Wrightstown, NJ, 08562
PK-08

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