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 Red Bank,
the W Front St / Half Mile Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
W Front St / Half Mile Rd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, W Front St / Half Mile Rd 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, 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 W Front St / Half Mile Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 24.6% 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 4.6% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
W Front St / Half Mile Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
W Front St / Half Mile Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, W Front St / Half Mile Rd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Jersey,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 96.6% of neighborhoods in
NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and first-time home buyers.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the W Front St / Half Mile Rd neighborhood, 3.5% of people ride
a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places.
In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry
ridership than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Front St / Half Mile Rd neighborhood has more
Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 30.6% have Italian ancestry.
W Front St / Half Mile Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.