Lawrence Township, NJ (Eldridge Park / Rider U)




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About Lawrence Township, NJ (Eldridge Park / Rider U)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Eldridge Park / Rider U median real estate price is $272,932, which is less expensive than 67.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 67.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Eldridge Park / Rider U is currently $1,529, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Eldridge Park / Rider U is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.

Eldridge Park / Rider U real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Eldridge Park / Rider U are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 66.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Eldridge Park / Rider U is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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

An extraordinary 27.9% of the residents of the Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 13.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood has more Hungarian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 1.5% have Swiss ancestry.

Eldridge Park / Rider U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% 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 Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood in Lawrence Township 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 87.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% 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 72.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood, 50.6% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.1%), and 11.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood in Lawrence Township, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (21.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.9%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (12.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.0%), among others. In addition, 12.9% 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 Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Italian.

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 Eldridge Park / Rider U neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (8.8%) and 8.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Eldridge Park / Rider U 0.101011101001110
Lawrence Township 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Lawrence Township 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Lawrence High School
2525 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
09-12
Lawrence Middle School
2455 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
07-08
Ben Franklin Elementary
2939 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
PK-03
Lawrence Intermediate School
66 Eggerts Crossing Road
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
04-06
Lawrenceville Elementary School
40 Craven Lane
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
PK-03
Slackwood Elementary School
2060 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
KG-03
Eldridge Park School
55 Lawn Park Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
KG-03

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