Del Haven / Green Creek median real estate price is $269,912, which is less expensive than 85.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 57.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Del Haven / Green Creek is currently $2,592, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Del Haven / Green 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).
Del Haven / Green Creek real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Del Haven / Green 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 Del Haven / Green Creek. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (10.9%). 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.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Del Haven / Green Creek is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Del Haven / Green 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 a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, del Haven / Green Creek has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
The Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, from major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.4% of all American neighborhoods.
Our research reveals that 94.3% of commuters who live in the Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood has more French Canadian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.9% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 4.6% have Greek ancestry.
Del Haven / Green Creek is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood in Villas are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood, 45.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (25.3%), and 15.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish, Spanish and Vietnamese.
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 Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood in Villas, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (30.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report German roots (11.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.5%), along with some French Canadian ancestry residents (8.9%), among others. In addition, 11.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Del Haven / Green Creek neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (67.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (94.3%) 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.