Spring Lake, NJ

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Spring Lake Profile


Overview

Spring Lake is a very small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,965 people and just one neighborhood, Spring Lake is the 390th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Spring Lake was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Spring Lake home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Spring Lake real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Spring Lake is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 89.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Spring Lake is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spring Lake who work in management occupations (17.04%), sales jobs (16.01%), and office and administrative support (10.73%).

A relatively large number of people in Spring Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.52% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Spring Lake is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the borough’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

In addition, Spring Lake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Spring Lake 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 borough’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, Spring Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about Spring Lake is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Spring Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.61 minutes every day commuting to work.

Spring Lake Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Spring Lake, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Spring Lake is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.56% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Spring Lake in 2010 was $72,203, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $288,812 for a family of four.

The people who call Spring Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spring Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Spring Lake include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Spring Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Spring Lake 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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New Jersey 16.26
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SPRING LAKE BOROUGH


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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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
H W Mountz Elementary School
411 Tuttle Ave
Spring Lake, NJ, 07762
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 3.7% 37.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 32.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.5%

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