North Brunswick, NJ (Route 1 / U.S. Route 1)




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About North Brunswick, NJ (Route 1 / U.S. Route 1)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 median real estate price is $347,060, which is more expensive than 54.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 76.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is currently $1,995, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 71.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in North Brunswick, New Jersey.

Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Route 1 / U.S. Route 1, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 3.3% have Greek ancestry.

Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.1% 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 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood could be your paradise. With 31.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 87.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (42.8%) than are found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood stands out within New Jersey for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 7.6% of college-friendly places to live in NJ.


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 Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood in North Brunswick are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 82.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.3% 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 73.7% 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 Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 15.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.1%), and 11.7% 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 Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood in North Brunswick, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (42.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report German roots (5.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (4.3%), along with some Greek ancestry residents (3.3%), among others. In addition, 42.8% 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 Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Hindi (which is the official language of India), Gujarati (native to the Indian state of Gujarat) and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% 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 (13.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (80.1%) 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 (10.8%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF North Brunswick, NJ (Route 1 / U.S. Route 1) HOMES

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TYPE OF North Brunswick, NJ (Route 1 / U.S. Route 1) HOMES

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SIZE OF North Brunswick, NJ (Route 1 / U.S. Route 1) HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 0.101011101001110
North Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 0.101011101001110
North Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 0.101011101001110
North Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

NORTH BRUNSWICK 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)

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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
Parsons School
116 Hollywood Street
North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
PK-05
Livingston Park School
1128 Livingston Avenue
North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
KG-05
Linwood Middle School
25 Linwood Place
North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
06-08
John Adams School
1420 Redmond Street
North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
KG-05
Arthur M. Judd School
1595 Roosevelt Avenue
North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
PK-05
North Brunswick Township High School
98 Raider Road
North Brunswick, NJ, 08902
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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