South Dennis - South Seaville is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,295 people and just one neighborhood, South Dennis - South Seaville is the 343rd largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns, South Dennis - South Seaville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in South Dennis - South Seaville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Dennis - South Seaville is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Dennis - South Seaville who work in management occupations (12.82%), office and administrative support (11.36%), and healthcare (11.26%).
In addition, South Dennis - South Seaville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
South Dennis - South Seaville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, South Dennis - South Seaville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
South Dennis - South Seaville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, South Dennis - South Seaville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of South Dennis - South Seaville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.29% of adults in South Dennis - South Seaville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Dennis - South Seaville in 2018 was $43,605, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $174,420 for a family of four.
The people who call South Dennis - South Seaville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Dennis - South Seaville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in South Dennis - South Seaville include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in South Dennis - South Seaville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Other Indo-European.
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.
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, 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, the 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 98.7% 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 97.0% of all neighborhoods in America.
is ranked among the top 7.5% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of New Jersey according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 23.1% have Italian ancestry.
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 neighborhood in South Dennis - South Seaville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% 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 70.1% of America's neighborhoods.
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 neighborhood, 45.5% 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 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.4%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.7% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.4%).
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 neighborhood in South Dennis - South Seaville, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (23.1%), and residents who report German roots (21.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (15.3%), along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.
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 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (83.0%) 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 (11.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.