Lakewood, NJ (Leisure Village East)




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About Lakewood, NJ (Leisure Village East)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Leisure Village East median real estate price is $209,772, which is less expensive than 77.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 77.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Leisure Village East is currently $1,213, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 80.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Leisure Village East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Leisure Village East real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Leisure Village East neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Leisure Village East has a 13.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 69.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Lakewood, the Leisure Village East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Leisure Village East 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 Leisure Village East community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 56.7%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Leisure Village East neighborhood, analysis shows that 18.3% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

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 Leisure Village East neighborhood could be your paradise. With 51.9% 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 1.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, the Leisure Village East neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 89.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Leisure Village East 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, 88.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Also of note, real estate in the Leisure Village East neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Leisure Village East neighborhood has more Austrian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 7.1% have Russian ancestry.

Leisure Village East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% 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 Leisure Village East neighborhood in Lakewood are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 76.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 Leisure Village East neighborhood, 37.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 23.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.6%), and 18.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Leisure Village East neighborhood in Lakewood, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (25.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.1%), and residents who report German roots (14.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Leisure Village East neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.1% of households.

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 Leisure Village East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (5.3%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Leisure Village East 0.101011101001110
Lakewood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Leisure Village East 0.101011101001110
Lakewood 0.101011101001110
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Leisure Village East 0.101011101001110
Lakewood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP


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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
Oak Street Elem School
75 Oak Street
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
01-05
Lakewood Early Childhood Center
100 Linden Avenue
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
PK-PK
Lakewood High School
855 Somerset Avenue
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
09-12
Clifton Ave Grade School
625 Clifton Avenue
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
01-05
Ella G Clarke Elementary School
455 Manetta Avenue
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
01-05
Lakewood Middle School
755 Somerset Avenue
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
06-08
Spruce Street Elementary School
90 Spruce Street
Lakewood, NJ, 08701
KG-01

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