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 Tuckerton,
the Parkertown neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Parkertown neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Parkertown 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, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Parkertown neighborhood. A whopping 47.4% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Parkertown neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.2% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the
Parkertown neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children
living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation
where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the
Parkertown community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the Parkertown neighborhood in
Tuckerton is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has
above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NJ,
offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an
enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better
for retirement living than 86.0% of the neighborhoods
in New Jersey. If you are considering retiring to New Jersey, this
is a good neighborhood to look at.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Parkertown neighborhood has more
Irish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 33.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.2% have Austrian ancestry.
Parkertown is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research reveals that 94.1% of commuters who live in the
Parkertown neighborhood get to work each day by driving
alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than
96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.