Township of Washington, NJ (Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd)




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About Township of Washington, NJ (Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd median real estate price is $567,697, which is more expensive than 86.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 90.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd is currently $2,322, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.8% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Township of Washington, New Jersey.

Pascack Rd / Ridgewood 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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd, the current vacancy rate is 4.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pascack Rd / Ridgewood 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 Township of Washington, the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 1.1% of the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood has more Arab and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 32.5% have Italian ancestry.

Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% 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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood. More residents of the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.7% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood is wealthier than 97.5% 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.

In addition, 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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 97.1% 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 families with school-aged children.

Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 96.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 95.1% of 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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood in Township of Washington 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% 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 89.3% 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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood, 48.3% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.8%), and 11.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood in Township of Washington, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (32.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (23.6%), and residents who report German roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (6.3%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 13.2% 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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Korean.

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 Pascack Rd / Ridgewood Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (6.1%) . 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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Township of Washington 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Township of Washington 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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WESTWOOD REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Westwood Junionr/Senior High School
701 Ridgewood Road
Township Of Washington, NJ, 07676
PK-12
Berkeley Elementary
47 Berkeley Ave
Westwood, NJ, 07675
KG-05
Westwood Regional Middle School
23 Third Avenue
Westwood, NJ, 07675
06-07
Jessie F. George Elementary
1 Palm Street
Township Of Washington, NJ, 07676
KG-05
Brookside Elementary School
20 Lake Drive
Westwood, NJ, 07675
KG-05
Washington Elementary School
600 School Street
Township Of Washington, NJ, 07676
KG-05

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