Tenafly, NJ (Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd)




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About Tenafly, NJ (Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd median real estate price is $680,283, which is more expensive than 92.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 93.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd is currently $2,742, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tenafly, New Jersey.

Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd 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 Tenafly, the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood has more Eastern European and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 34.8% have Asian ancestry.

Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 21.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.0% 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 98.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.7% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.

In addition, 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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood, where 36.9% 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood.

Finally, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood may actually hold the key. 65.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 0.3% of the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.3% of the workforce in the Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood in Tenafly 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 96.0% 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

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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood, 63.3% 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 19.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.1%), and 6.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood in Tenafly, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (34.8%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (12.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (5.6%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 35.5% 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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Spanish, Chinese and Russian.

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 Knickerbocker Rd / Riveredge Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (36.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (67.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (20.0%) and 8.7% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Tenafly 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Tenafly 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Tenafly 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Tenafly High School
19 Columbus Drive
Tenafly, NJ, 07670
09-12
J Spencer Smith School
101 Downey Drive
Tenafly, NJ, 07670
KG-05
Malcolm S Mackay School
111 Jefferson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ, 07670
KG-05
Ralph S Maugham School
111 Magnolia Avenue
Tenafly, NJ, 07670
KG-05
Tenafly Middle School
10 Sunset Lane
Tenafly, NJ, 07670
06-08
Walter Stillman School
75 Tenafly Road
Tenafly, NJ, 07670
PK-05

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