Phillipsburg, NJ (Harmony / Brainards)




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About Phillipsburg, NJ (Harmony / Brainards)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Harmony / Brainards median real estate price is $278,805, which is less expensive than 65.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 65.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Harmony / Brainards is currently $1,256, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Harmony / Brainards is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Phillipsburg, New Jersey.

Harmony / Brainards real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Harmony / Brainards neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Harmony / Brainards are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Harmony / Brainards 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Harmony / Brainards neighborhood has more Hungarian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.0% have Eastern European ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Harmony / Brainards neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.3% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, real estate in the Harmony / Brainards neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the Harmony / Brainards neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Notable & Unique: People

The Harmony / Brainards neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of New Jersey. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.


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 Harmony / Brainards neighborhood in Phillipsburg are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% 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 84.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Harmony / Brainards neighborhood, 31.6% 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 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.8%), and 16.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Harmony / Brainards neighborhood in Phillipsburg, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (20.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (17.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.4%), along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (9.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Harmony / Brainards neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.

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 Harmony / Brainards neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.2%) 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 (8.2%) . 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. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Harmony / Brainards 0.101011101001110
Phillipsburg 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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Harmony / Brainards 0.101011101001110
Phillipsburg 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Harmony / Brainards 0.101011101001110
Phillipsburg 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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HARMONY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of NJ school districts.

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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
Harmony Township School District
2551 Belvidere Road
Phillipsburg, NJ, 08865
PK-08

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