Secaucus, NJ (Harmon Cove / Castle Rd)




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About Secaucus, NJ (Harmon Cove / Castle Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Harmon Cove / Castle Rd real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Harmon Cove / Castle Rd is currently $2,480, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Harmon Cove / Castle Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Harmon Cove / Castle Rd 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.3% in Harmon Cove / Castle Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 77.2% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Furthermore, the real estate in the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 90.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.5% of American neighborhoods.

Also of note, the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 85.7% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood, 57.6% of people ride the train 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 train ridership than in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood has more Asian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 43.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 4.1% have Dominican ancestry.

Harmon Cove / Castle Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.7% 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 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 72.4% of the workforce in the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood, where 40.7% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (51.6%) than are found in 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood in Secaucus 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 89.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.2% 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 50.7% 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 Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood, 72.4% 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 13.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.4%), and 6.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: 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 Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood in Secaucus, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (43.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.1%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 51.6% 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 Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 34.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Spanish, Hindi (which is the official language of India) and Italian.

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 Harmon Cove / Castle Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (49.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (57.6%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (35.9%) . This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Harmon Cove / Castle Rd 0.101011101001110
Secaucus 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Harmon Cove / Castle Rd 0.101011101001110
Secaucus 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Secaucus 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Secaucus Middle School
11 Mill Ridge Road
Secaucus, NJ, 07094
07-08
Secaucus High School
11 Mill Ridge Road
Secaucus, NJ, 07094
09-12
Clarendon No 4
685 Fifth St
Secaucus, NJ, 07094
PK-06
Huber St No 3
1520 Paterson Plank Rd
Secaucus, NJ, 07094
PK-06

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