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About Fort Lee, NJ (Mediterranean Village)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mediterranean Village median real estate price is $338,922, which is less expensive than 72.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 46.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Mediterranean Village is currently $2,324, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.2% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Mediterranean Village is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Mediterranean Village 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 Mediterranean Village 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 Mediterranean Village are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Mediterranean Village 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: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Mediterranean Village neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 82.7% 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 97.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the Mediterranean Village neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 30,705 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.0% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Mediterranean Village 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 83.8% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (13.8% ride the bus) than 96.4% 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.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.3% of the Mediterranean Village neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Finally, more people in Mediterranean Village choose to walk to work each day (10.2%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Mediterranean Village is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 5.3% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New Jersey, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New Jersey. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Mediterranean Village neighborhood has more Romanian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 6.4% have Russian ancestry.

Mediterranean Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 19.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Mediterranean Village neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Mediterranean Village neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (48.3%) than are found in 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Mediterranean Village 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 60.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Mediterranean Village neighborhood, 64.5% 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 14.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.0%), and 8.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Mediterranean Village neighborhood is English, spoken by 44.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Spanish, Chinese and Langs. of India.

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 Mediterranean Village neighborhood in Fort Lee, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (32.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report South American roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (6.4%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 48.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Mediterranean Village neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (42.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (13.8%) and 11.3% 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
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-04
School No. 2
2047 Jones Road
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
PK-04
Lewis F. Cole Middle School
467 Stillwell Avenue
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
05-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

FORT LEE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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