Tuckerton, NJ (West Tuckerton / Giffordtown)




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About Tuckerton, NJ (West Tuckerton / Giffordtown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

West Tuckerton / Giffordtown median real estate price is $234,771, which is less expensive than 76.9% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 76.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in West Tuckerton / Giffordtown is currently $1,418, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 61.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

West Tuckerton / Giffordtown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Tuckerton, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

West Tuckerton / Giffordtown real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

West Tuckerton / Giffordtown has a 11.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The West Tuckerton / Giffordtown 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, West Tuckerton / Giffordtown 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 28.9% have Italian ancestry.


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 West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood in Tuckerton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 12.2% 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 59.2% 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 West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood, 34.4% 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 30.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.3%), and 16.8% 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 West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood in Tuckerton, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.1%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (28.9%), and residents who report German roots (24.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (10.4%), along with some English ancestry residents (10.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.8% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in West Tuckerton / Giffordtown neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (93.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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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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Tuckerton 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

PINELANDS REGIONAL BOARD OF EDUCATION


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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
Pinelands Regional High School
565 Nugentown Road
Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087
10-12
Pinelands Regional Junior High School
590 Nugentown Road
Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087
07-09

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Robert C. Wood Sr Early Childhood Center
950 Route 539
Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087
PK-PK
Frog Pond Elementary School
305 Frog Pond Road
Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087
KG-06
George J. Mitchell Elementary School
950 Route 539
Little Egg Harbor, NJ, 08087
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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