Medford Lakes, NJ

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Medford Lakes Profile


Overview

Medford Lakes is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,085 people and just one neighborhood, Medford Lakes is the 354th largest community in New Jersey.

Occupations and Workforce

Medford Lakes is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Medford Lakes is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medford Lakes who work in office and administrative support (17.85%), management occupations (11.21%), and teaching (10.58%).

Of important note, Medford Lakes is also a borough of artists. Medford Lakes has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Medford Lakes’s character.

Also of interest is that Medford Lakes has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Medford Lakes is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Medford Lakes is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Medford Lakes really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Medford Lakes perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Medford Lakes is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Medford Lakes, the average commute to work is 33.70 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Medford Lakes is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Medford Lakes Demographics

If knowledge is power, Medford Lakes is a pretty powerful place. 53.99% of the adults in Medford Lakes have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Medford Lakes in 2010 was $52,060, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $208,240 for a family of four.

The people who call Medford Lakes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Medford Lakes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Medford Lakes include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Medford Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Medford Lakes 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Medford Lakes 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Medford Lakes 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

LENAPE 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
Lenape High School
235 Hartford Road
Medford, NJ, 08055
09-12
Seneca High School
110 Carranza Road
Tabernacle, NJ, 08088
09-12
Cherokee High School
120 Tomlinson Mill Road
Marlton, NJ, 08053
09-12
Shawnee High School
600 Tabernacle Road
Medford, NJ, 08055
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.9% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 5.5%

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MEDFORD LAKES SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Nokomis School
135 Mudjekeewis Trail
Medford Lakes, NJ, 08055
PK-02
Neeta School
44 Neeta Trail
Medford Lakes, NJ, 08055
03-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.9% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.5%

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