South Amboy, NJ (Route 35 / Bordentown Ave)




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About South Amboy, NJ (Route 35 / Bordentown Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Route 35 / Bordentown Ave median real estate price is $354,717, which is more expensive than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 75.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Route 35 / Bordentown Ave is currently $1,625, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.3% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Route 35 / Bordentown Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Amboy, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Route 35 / Bordentown Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Route 35 / Bordentown Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 93.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Route 35 / Bordentown Ave 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 South Amboy, the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Route 35 / Bordentown Ave 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, Route 35 / Bordentown Ave 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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.9% of the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.2% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood has more Polish and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Polish ancestry and 5.2% have Dominican ancestry.

Route 35 / Bordentown Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood. More residents of the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.3% 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.


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 Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood in South Amboy are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.8% 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 75.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood, 32.5% 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 24.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.9%), and 21.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood in South Amboy, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.8%). There are also a number of people of Polish ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Italian roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (12.7%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 18.1% 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 Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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 Route 35 / Bordentown Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.0%) 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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South Amboy 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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SAYREVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Samsel Upper Elementary School
298 Ernston Road
Parlin, NJ, 08859
PK-05
Sayreville War Memorial High School
820 Washington Road
Parlin, NJ, 08859
09-12
Sayreville Middle School
800 Washington Road
Parlin, NJ, 08859
06-08
Emma Arleth Elementary School
3198 Washington Road
Parlin, NJ, 08859
KG-03
Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School
601 Ernston Road
Parlin, NJ, 08859
KG-03
Harry S. Truman Elementary School
One Taft Place
Parlin, NJ, 08859
KG-03
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
65 Dane Street
Sayreville, NJ, 08872
KG-03

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SOUTH AMBOY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
South Amboy Middle/High School
200 Governor Harold G Hoffman
South Amboy, NJ, 08879
06-12
South Amboy Elementary
249 John Street
South Amboy, NJ, 08879
PK-05

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