Lake Como, NJ

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Lake Como Profile


Overview

Lake Como is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,725 people and just one neighborhood, Lake Como is the 443rd largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Lake Como are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some boroughs, Lake Como isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lake Como are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Como is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Como who work in sales jobs (12.03%), management occupations (11.65%), and office and administrative support (7.39%).

Also of interest is that Lake Como has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Lake Como is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Lake Como’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One downside of living in Lake Como is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lake Como, the average commute to work is 30.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Lake Como Demographics

The citizens of Lake Como are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.27% of adults in Lake Como have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lake Como in 2010 was $38,757, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,028 for a family of four. However, Lake Como contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lake Como is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Lake Como home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Como residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lake Como also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.05% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Como include Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Lake Como is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lake Como 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent 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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Lake Como 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Lake Como 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

BELMAR ELEMENTARY 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
Belmar Elementary School
1101 Main Street
Belmar, NJ, 07719
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 61.9% 35.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.6% 30.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.3% 5.3%

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