Lyndhurst, NJ (Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave)




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About Lyndhurst, NJ (Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave median real estate price is $410,147, which is more expensive than 65.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 80.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave is currently $1,440, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.

Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave has a 11.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.0% 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

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

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave 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 Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood has more Italian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 3.4% have Portuguese ancestry.

Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 47.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood in Lyndhurst are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.4% 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

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 Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood, 41.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.7%), and 18.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood in Lyndhurst, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (33.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.6%), and residents who report German roots (13.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.5%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 22.8% 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 Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Portuguese 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 Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.3%) 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 (6.0%) and 5.7% 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 Crime Data

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Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave 0.101011101001110
Lyndhurst 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Riverside Ave / Kingsland Ave 0.101011101001110
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Lyndhurst 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LYNDHURST SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lyndhurst High School
400 Weart Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
09-12
Columbus School
640 Lake Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
PK-02
Franklin School
360 Stuyvesant Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
KG-02
Jefferson School
336 Lake Ave.
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
04-08
Lincoln School
281 Ridge Rd
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
04-08
Roosevelt School
530 Stuyvesant Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
04-08
Washington School
709 Ridge Rd
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
PK-02
Memorial Campus
319 New York Ave.
Lyndhurst, NJ, 07071
03-03

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