Livingston, NJ (S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd)




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About Livingston, NJ (S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd median real estate price is $724,870, which is more expensive than 91.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 93.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd is currently $2,194, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Livingston, New Jersey.

S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd 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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd 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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd are 6.6%, which is lower than one will find in 65.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd 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

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 2.3% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd 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, S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 97.5% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, active retirees and families with school-aged children.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood, where 30.6% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood has more Austrian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 1.5% have Eastern European ancestry.

S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.0% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.6% 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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood in Livingston 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 97.7% 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

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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood, 60.8% 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 19.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.5%), and 9.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood in Livingston, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (22.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (14.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.8%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.1%), among others. In addition, 19.5% 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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean, Hebrew and South Asian languages.

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 S Livingston Ave / E Northfield Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (25.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.5%) 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 (10.9%) and 8.1% of residents also ride the bus 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Livingston 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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LIVINGSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Livingston High School
30 Robert Harp Drive
Livingston, NJ, 07039
09-12
Heritage Middle School
20 Foxcroft Dr
Livingston, NJ, 07039
07-08
Mount Pleasant Middle School
11 Broadlawn Dr
Livingston, NJ, 07039
06-06
Collins Elementary School
67 Martin Rd
Livingston, NJ, 07039
KG-05
Hillside Elementary School
98 Belmont Drive
Livingston, NJ, 07039
KG-05
Mount Pleasant Elementary School
11 Broadlawn Dr
Livingston, NJ, 07039
KG-05
Riker Hill Elementary School
31 Blackstone Dr
Livingston, NJ, 07039
KG-05
Burnet Hill Elementary School
25 Byron Place
Livingston, NJ, 07039
PK-05
Harrison Elementary School
148 N Livingston Ave
Livingston, NJ, 07039
KG-05

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