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Fort Lee is a medium-sized borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 37,026 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Fort Lee is the 49th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Fort Lee 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.
Fort Lee is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 91.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fort Lee is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Lee who work in management occupations (14.51%), sales jobs (12.43%) and office and administrative support (11.35%).
Also of interest is that Fort Lee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Fort Lee is also a borough of artists. Fort Lee has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fort Lee’s character.
Overall, Fort Lee’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Fort Lee, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.36 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.
For the size of the borough, public transportation in Fort Lee is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Fort Lee, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Fort Lee, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Fort Lee is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.15% 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 Fort Lee in 2010 was $42,311, 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 $169,244 for a family of four. However, Fort Lee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Lee is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Fort Lee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Lee residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fort Lee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.92% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Lee include Italian, Russian, Polish, Irish, German and Greek.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Fort Lee's cultural character, accounting for 51.60% of the borough’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Fort Lee are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Fort Lee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Spanish, Chinese and Russian.
|FORT LEE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||16,604|
|FORT LEE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||57.57%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||42.43%|
|TYPE OF FORT LEE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||12.90%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.29%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.50%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||69.15%|
|SIZE OF FORT LEE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.90%|
|AGE OF FORT LEE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.40%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||37.98%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||50.23%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.39%|
|FORT LEE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$360,473|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,792|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.88%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||5.91%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||22.80%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||15.57%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||13.33%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||11.05%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||21.26%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||4.72%|
|PEOPLE OF FORT LEE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.99%|
|5 TO 17||11.87%|
|18 TO 24||5.18%|
|25 TO 34||13.16%|
|35 TO 54||28.08%|
|55 TO 64||14.70%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||22.02%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.10%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$67,119|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,311|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.99%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (13.90%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.27%)
Public Service (3.95%)
Real estate (2.85%)
Information Technology (2.57%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.95%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.22%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.14%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.81%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (7.93%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (38.66%)
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