Fort Lee, NJ (Fletcher Ave / Kelby St)




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About Fort Lee, NJ (Fletcher Ave / Kelby St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fletcher Ave / Kelby St median real estate price is $228,276, which is less expensive than 78.9% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 78.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Fletcher Ave / Kelby St is currently $1,800, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Fletcher Ave / Kelby St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Fletcher Ave / Kelby St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Fletcher Ave / Kelby St are 7.2%, which is lower than one will find in 61.6% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Fletcher Ave / Kelby St 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood has more Russian and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 3.4% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Fletcher Ave / Kelby St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (28.3% ride the bus) than 98.8% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 91.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 87.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,081 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: People

The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 53.9%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Fletcher Ave / Kelby St may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Jersey, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.2% of neighborhoods in NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (46.3%) than are found in 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood in Fort Lee are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 39.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.1% 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 Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood, 54.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.0%), and 4.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood in Fort Lee, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (29.2%). There are also a number of people of Russian ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.7%), along with some Ukrainian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 46.3% 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 Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood is English, spoken by 48.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Russian and South Asian languages.

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 Fletcher Ave / Kelby St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (57.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (28.3%) and 8.4% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Fletcher Ave / Kelby St 0.101011101001110
Fort Lee 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Fletcher Ave / Kelby St 0.101011101001110
Fort Lee 0.101011101001110
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New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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FORT LEE 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
Fort Lee High School
3000 Lemoine Ave
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
09-12
School No. 1
250 Hoym Street
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
KG-06
School No. 2
2047 Jones Road
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
PK-06
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2405 Second Street
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
KG-06
School No. 4
1193 Anderson Ave
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
KG-06
Lewis F. Cole Middle School
467 Stillwell Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
07-08

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