Livingston, NJ (Northfield)




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About Livingston, NJ (Northfield)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Northfield median real estate price is $643,714, which is more expensive than 89.8% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 92.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Northfield is currently $2,281, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.7% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Northfield is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Livingston, New Jersey.

Northfield 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 Northfield neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Northfield, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Northfield 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Northfield neighborhood has more Eastern European and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 3.0% have Iranian ancestry.

Northfield is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Northfield neighborhood is wealthier than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Northfield neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 96.6% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Northfield neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.


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 Northfield 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 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% 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 77.7% 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 Northfield neighborhood, 56.5% 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 20.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.9%), and 10.4% 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 Northfield neighborhood in Livingston, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (19.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.0%), and some of the residents are also of Russian ancestry (8.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.2%), among others. In addition, 24.8% 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 Northfield neighborhood is English, spoken by 64.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Persian and Greek.

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 Northfield neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Northfield 0.101011101001110
Livingston 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Northfield 0.101011101001110
Livingston 0.101011101001110
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Livingston 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LIVINGSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
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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