Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek median real estate price is $342,818, which is more expensive than 28.7% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 54.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek is currently $2,799, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.1% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Villas, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek 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 Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (23.8%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Villas, the Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek 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, Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek 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, 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 Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek 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 97.5% of all American neighborhoods.
Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek is ranked among the top 9.9% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of New Jersey according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.
Did you know that the Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood has more Irish and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 18.9% have Italian ancestry.
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 Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood in Villas are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 39.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood, 32.1% 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 30.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.1%), and 16.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.5%).
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 Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood in Villas, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (31.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.9%), and residents who report German roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.
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 Bowman Manor / Fishing Creek neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (19.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.