Madison, NJ (Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham)




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About Madison, NJ (Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham median real estate price is $737,741, which is more expensive than 93.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 94.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham is currently $2,368, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 85.8% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Madison, New Jersey.

Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham, the current vacancy rate is 4.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham 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 Madison, the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood has more Eastern European and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.7% have Austrian ancestry.

Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 31.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of New Jersey. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and young, single professionals.

Also, 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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood is wealthier than 97.3% 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.

Finally, with more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham choose to walk to work each day (22.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.


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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood in Madison 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 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.1% 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 83.1% 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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood, 57.6% 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 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.9%), and 3.5% 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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood in Madison, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (22.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report German roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 11.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.1%).

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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.7%) 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 (22.7%) and 10.7% of residents also take the train 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham 0.101011101001110
Madison 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55

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New Jersey 16.26

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Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham 0.101011101001110
Madison 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Torey J. Sabatini School
Glenwild Circle
Madison, NJ, 07940
KG-05
Madison Junior School
160 Main Street
Madison, NJ, 07940
06-08
Kings Road School
215 Kings Road
Madison, NJ, 07940
KG-05
Central Avenue School
50 Central Avenue
Madison, NJ, 07940
PK-05
Madison High School
170 Ridgedale Avenue
Madison, NJ, 07940
09-12

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