Medford, NJ (Crossroads / Melrose)




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About Medford, NJ (Crossroads / Melrose)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Crossroads / Melrose median real estate price is $346,451, which is more expensive than 53.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 75.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Crossroads / Melrose is currently $1,482, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Crossroads / Melrose is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Medford, New Jersey.

Crossroads / Melrose real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Crossroads / Melrose are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 66.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Crossroads / Melrose is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Medford, the Crossroads / Melrose 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 Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood has more Irish and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 11.5% have Polish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.5% of residents in the Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.6% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New Jersey, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New Jersey.


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 Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood in Medford 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 85.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.8% 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 81.1% 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 Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood, 42.4% 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 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.3%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood in Medford, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (29.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report English roots (15.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (15.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (11.5%), among others. In addition, 12.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.2%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Crossroads / Melrose neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.9%) 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 (10.0%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crossroads / Melrose 0.101011101001110
Medford 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Crossroads / Melrose 0.101011101001110
Medford 0.101011101001110
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Crossroads / Melrose 0.101011101001110
Medford 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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LENAPE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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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

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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MEDFORD TOWNSHIP 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
Kirby's Mill Elementary School
151 Hartford Road
Medford, NJ, 08055
PK-05
Cranberry Pines Elementary
400 Fairview Road
Medford, NJ, 08055
KG-05
Haines Sixth Grade Center
162 Stokes Road
Medford, NJ, 08055
06-06
Medford Memorial Middle School
55 Mill Street
Medford, NJ, 08055
07-08
Milton H. Allen Elementary School
24 Allen Avenue
Medford, NJ, 08055
KG-05
Taunton Forge Elementary School
32 Evergreen Trail
Medford, NJ, 08055
KG-05
Chairville Elementary School
36 Chairville Road
Medford, NJ, 08055
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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