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 $735,986, which is more expensive than 92.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 93.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham is currently $2,431, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.9% 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 small apartment buildings. 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 between 1970 and 1999.

In Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham, the current vacancy rate is 4.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.3% 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: People

An extraordinary 30.3% of the residents of the Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

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 97.4% 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.

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, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.6% 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: Modes of Transportation

More people in Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham choose to walk to work each day (23.3%) 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

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 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 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.6% 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 81.9% 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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood, 58.9% 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 20.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.1%), and 4.6% 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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood in Madison, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (23.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.8%), and residents who report German roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 12.1% 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 Madison Heights / Fairleigh Dickinson U-College at Florham neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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 (43.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (61.1%) 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 (23.3%) and 9.8% 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Madison 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

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

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