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 $319,751, which is more expensive than 45.6% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 73.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is currently $1,938, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.4% 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 1.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.8% 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, for many reasons, Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is rated by NeighborhoodScout as one of the top 4.6% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time home buyers in the state of New Jersey. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the last five years compared to other NJ neighborhoods, protecting your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location, which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 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 Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 16.2% 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 99.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood has more Romanian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 48.6% have Asian ancestry.

Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 11.1% 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: 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 30.4% 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 3.2% 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, 84.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. 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 (43.4%) than are found in 95.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 64.0% 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.


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 wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 86.4% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood, 64.0% 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 13.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.5%), and 10.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood in North Brunswick, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (48.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (6.4%), and residents who report German roots (5.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.2%), among others. In addition, 43.4% 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 50.4% 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 Greek.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (28.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (74.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (12.7%) and 7.8% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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North Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Route 1 / U.S. Route 1 0.101011101001110
North Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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North Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

NORTH BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NJ school districts.

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

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