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About Princeton Junction, NJ (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Princeton Junction is $649,912, which is more expensive than 90.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 92.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Princeton Junction Town Center is currently $1,905, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 75.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Princeton Junction Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Princeton Junction, New Jersey.

Real estate in the Town Center of Princeton Junction, NJ 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 Town Center 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 Princeton Junction Town Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Princeton Junction Town Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Princeton Junction, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 83.6% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Princeton Junction Town Center 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.

Finally, a majority of the adults in the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New Jersey by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood has more Eastern European and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 1.9% have Romanian ancestry.

Princeton Junction Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.4% 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 76.4% of the workforce in the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

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 Princeton Junction Town Center 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 Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 11.1% 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 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 21.7% of the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 96.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Princeton Junction 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 11.0% 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 62.1% 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 Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood, 76.4% 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 12.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.8%), and 5.3% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Town Center neighborhood in Princeton Junction, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (33.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (9.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 31.3% 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 Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 64.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Chinese, Hindi (which is the official language of India) and Spanish.

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 Princeton Junction Town Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (69.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (21.7%) and 7.2% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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New Jersey 2.55
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New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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WEST WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Village Elementary School
601 New Village Road
West Windsor, NJ, 08550
04-05
West Windsor Plainsboro High School North
90 Grovers Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
09-12
Thomas R Grover Middle School
10 Southfield Road
West Windsor, NJ, 08550
06-08
Town Center Elementary School At Plainsboro
700 Wyndhurst Drive
Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
PK-03
West Windsor Plainsboro High School South
346 Clarksville Road
West Windsor, NJ, 08550
09-12
Dutch Neck Elementary School
392 Village Road East
West Windsor, NJ, 08550
KG-03
Maurice Hawk Elementary School
303 305 Clarksville Road
West Windsor, NJ, 08550
KG-03
J.V.B. Wicoff Elementary School
510 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
PK-03
Millstone River School
75 Grovers Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
04-05
Community Middle School
95 Grovers Mill Road
Plainsboro, NJ, 08536
06-08

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