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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Arlington Court / Town Center median real estate price is $1,726,659, which is more expensive than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 98.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Arlington Court / Town Center is currently $2,446, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Arlington Court / Town Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Arlington Court / Town Center real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Arlington Court / Town Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 36.1%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (32.6%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Arlington Court / Town Center is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 36.1%, which is higher than 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 58.5% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

People

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

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 74.6% of the adults living in the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.7% of the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (12.2% ride the bus) than 95.7% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.9% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood has more English and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.3% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 29.6% have Irish ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood in Ocean Grove are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 61.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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 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 Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood, 55.1% 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 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.8%), and 5.1% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).

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 Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood in Ocean Grove, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (31.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (29.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (20.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (10.2%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (4.4%), among others. In addition, 12.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Arlington Court / Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (12.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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