Long Valley, NJ (Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain)




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About Long Valley, NJ (Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain median real estate price is $517,620, which is more expensive than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 88.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain is currently $1,832, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Long Valley, New Jersey.

Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Long Valley, the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood is wealthier than 98.6% 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. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain is among the best neighborhoods for families in New Jersey. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of New Jersey. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood has more Austrian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 27.2% have Italian ancestry.

Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Real estate in the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain 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 99.1% 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.

In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, one way that the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood stands out by having 95.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.2% of all American neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.1% 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 96.4% 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.


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 Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood in Long Valley 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 98.6% 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 Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood, 62.4% 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 16.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.0%), and 7.1% 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 Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood in Long Valley, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (27.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (25.8%), and residents who report German roots (24.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (9.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.3% of households. Some people also speak French (3.3%).

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 Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (45.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (95.2%) 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Pleasant Grove / Schooleys Mountain 0.101011101001110
Long Valley 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Long Valley 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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WEST MORRIS REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
West Morris Central High School
259 Bartley Road
Chester, NJ, 07930
09-12
West Morris Mendham High School
65 East Main Street
Mendham, NJ, 07945
09-12

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NJ school districts.

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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
Flocktown Kossmann Elementary School
90 Flocktown Road
Long Valley, NJ, 07853
PK-05
Long Valley Middle School
51 West Mill Rd
Long Valley, NJ, 07853
06-08
Old Farmers Road School
51 Old Farmers Road
Long Valley, NJ, 07853
KG-05
Benedict A. Cucinella School
470 Naughright Road
Long Valley, NJ, 07853
PK-05

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