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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Eilers Corner / Etra median real estate price is $475,280, which is more expensive than 36.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 62.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Eilers Corner / Etra is currently $2,849, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Eilers Corner / Etra is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hightstown, New Jersey.

Eilers Corner / Etra 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Eilers Corner / Etra, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Eilers Corner / Etra is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

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 Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood could be your paradise. With 23.6% 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 5.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 10.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood in Hightstown is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NJ, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.6% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey. If you are considering retiring to New Jersey, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood has more Haitian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Haitian ancestry and 7.9% have South American ancestry.

Eilers Corner / Etra is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.6% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood in Hightstown are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 71.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood, 46.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 8.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood is English, spoken by 48.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Langs. of India, French and Chinese.

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 Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood in Hightstown, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (27.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report South American roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.5%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 39.7% 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 Eilers Corner / Etra neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (25.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (10.5%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (70.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (20.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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