Sparta, NJ (Woodport Rd / Green Rd)




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About Sparta, NJ (Woodport Rd / Green Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Woodport Rd / Green Rd median real estate price is $428,565, which is more expensive than 72.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 83.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Woodport Rd / Green Rd is currently $1,954, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Woodport Rd / Green Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sparta, New Jersey.

Woodport Rd / Green Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.3% in Woodport Rd / Green Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 44.0% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood has more Austrian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 31.5% have Irish ancestry.

Woodport Rd / Green Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 4.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Woodport Rd / Green Rd 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 Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 5.3% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of New Jersey. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.6% 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 95.8% of all neighborhoods in America.


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 Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood in Sparta 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 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.3% 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 82.9% 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 Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood, 51.4% 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 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.9%), and 10.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood in Sparta, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (31.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (25.0%), and residents who report German roots (22.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (11.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.7% of households. Some people also speak Arabic (2.5%).

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 Woodport Rd / Green Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (27.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (86.0%) 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 (10.7%) . 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Woodport Rd / Green Rd 0.101011101001110
Sparta 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Sparta 0.101011101001110
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Sparta 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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SPARTA TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Mohawk Avenue School
18 Mohawk Avneue
Sparta, NJ, 07871
03-03
Sparta Middle School
350 Main Street
Sparta, NJ, 07871
06-08
Sparta High School
70 West Mountain Road
Sparta, NJ, 07871
09-12
Helen Morgan School
100 Stanhope Road
Sparta, NJ, 07871
04-05
Sparta Alpine School
151 Andover Road
Sparta, NJ, 07871
PK-02

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