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 Matawan,
the Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for New Jersey by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.8%
of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 28.1% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.6% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
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 Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.1% 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: Diversity
Did you know that the Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood has more
Italian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 5.7% have Russian ancestry.
Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.2% 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.
Furthermore, real estate in the Old Bridge Matawan Rd / Morganville Rd 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 96.0% 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.