New Providence West median real estate price is $643,376, which is more expensive than 78.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 83.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in New Providence West is currently $4,065, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
New Providence West is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Providence, New Jersey.
New Providence West 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the New Providence West neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In New Providence West, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in New Providence West is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the New Providence West neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the New Providence West community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the New Providence West neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.9% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the New Providence West neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the New Providence West neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The New Providence West neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the New Providence West neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.7% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America.
The New Providence West neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 71.9% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 12.8% of the New Providence West neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the New Providence West neighborhood has more Irish and Slovak ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.7% have Slovak ancestry.
New Providence West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 New Providence West neighborhood in New Providence 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 93.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the New Providence West neighborhood, 71.9% 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 13.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.6%), and 7.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the New Providence West neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.8% of households. Some people also speak Langs. of India (5.1%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the New Providence West neighborhood in New Providence, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (33.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (19.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (10.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 10.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 New Providence West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (70.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (12.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.