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 $233,459, which is less expensive than 79.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 45.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct is currently $2,720, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 83.6% 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) . 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.7% in Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 19.5% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

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, 91.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood has more Asian and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 35.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 5.6% have Jamaican ancestry.

Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 20.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% 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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood in Franklin Park are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.3% 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

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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood, 52.6% 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 20.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.0%), and 10.7% 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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood is English, spoken by 63.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Arabic and Chinese.

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 Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct neighborhood in Franklin Park, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (35.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (6.2%), and residents who report Jamaican roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.9%), along with some Arab ancestry residents (3.7%), among others. In addition, 35.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 (34.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (90.2%) 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

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 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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AGE OF Franklin Park, NJ (Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct) HOMES

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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:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct 0.101011101001110
Franklin Park 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.29

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Franklin Park VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct 0.101011101001110
Franklin Park 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 15.56

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Rachel Ct / Townsend Ct 0.101011101001110
Franklin Park 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 66

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC 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.

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
09-12
Conerly Road School
35 Conerly Road
Somerset, NJ 08873
PK-04
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

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