Hillsborough, NJ (South Branch / Flagtown)




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About Hillsborough, NJ (South Branch / Flagtown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

South Branch / Flagtown median real estate price is $540,899, which is more expensive than 84.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 89.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in South Branch / Flagtown is currently , based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

South Branch / Flagtown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hillsborough, New Jersey.

South Branch / Flagtown real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In South Branch / Flagtown, the current vacancy rate is 1.9%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in South Branch / Flagtown 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.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, South Branch / Flagtown also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, South Branch / Flagtown is among the best neighborhoods for families in New Jersey. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods in the entire state of New Jersey. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Also, with more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, South Branch / Flagtown is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood has more Hungarian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 16.3% have Polish ancestry.

South Branch / Flagtown is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 97.6% of neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 24.2% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.


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 South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood in Hillsborough 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 99.2% 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

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 South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood, 60.6% 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 19.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.8%), and 8.6% 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 South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood in Hillsborough, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (16.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (14.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (12.3%), among others. In addition, 13.5% 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 South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German, South Asian languages, Chinese and Spanish.

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 South Branch / Flagtown neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (87.8%) 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 (5.4%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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South Branch / Flagtown 0.101011101001110
Hillsborough 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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South Branch / Flagtown 0.101011101001110
Hillsborough 0.101011101001110
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Hillsborough 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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HILLSBOROUGH TOWNSHIP PUBLIC 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
Auten Road Intermediate School
281 Auten Road
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
05-06
Hillsborough High School
466 Raider Boulevard
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
09-12
Hillsborough Township Middle School
260 Triangle Road
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
07-08
Hillsborough Township Elementary School
435 Route 206
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
KG-04
Sunnymead Elementary School
55 Sunnymead Rd
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
KG-04
Triangle Elementary Shcool
156 So Triangle Rd
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
PK-04
Woods Road Elementary School
120 South Woods Rd
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
PK-04
Amsterdam Elementary School
301 Amsterdam Drive
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
KG-04
Woodfern Elementary School
425 Woodfern Rd
Hillsborough, NJ, 08844
KG-04

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