Franklin Park, NJ (Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct)




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About Franklin Park, NJ (Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct median real estate price is $240,029, which is less expensive than 76.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 76.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct is currently $2,359, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Franklin Park, New Jersey.

Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Franklin Park, the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 94.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

In addition, 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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood could be your paradise. With 57.7% 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 0.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood has more Jamaican and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 25.8% have Asian ancestry.

Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood in Franklin Park are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood, 62.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.0%), and 4.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood in Franklin Park, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (9.3%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 29.6% 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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Gujarati (native to the Indian state of Gujarat), Hindi (which is the official language of India) and Spanish.

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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct 0.101011101001110
Franklin Park 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct 0.101011101001110
Franklin Park 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct 0.101011101001110
Franklin Park 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Sampson G. Smith School
1649 Amwell Road
Somerset, NJ, 08873
05-06
Franklin High School
500 Elizabeth Avenue
Somerset, NJ, 08873
08-12
Elizabeth Avenue School
363 Elizabeth Avenue
Somerset, NJ, 08873
PK-04
Franklin Park School
30 Eden Street
Franklin Park, NJ, 08823
PK-04
Hillcrest School
500 Franklin Blvd
Somerset, NJ, 08873
PK-04
Macafee Road School
53 Macafee Road
Somerset, NJ, 08873
PK-04
Pine Grove Manor School
130 Highland Avenue
Somerset, NJ, 08873
PK-04
Franklin Middle School
415 Francis Street
Somerset, NJ, 08873
07-08
Conerly Road School
35 Conerly Road
Somerset, NJ, 08873
PK-04

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