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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Mount Bethel neighborhood has more
Eastern European and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 6.7% have Russian ancestry.
Mount Bethel is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 0.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Mount Bethel neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Mount Bethel
is among the best neighborhoods for families in New Jersey. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of New Jersey. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Mount Bethel neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 67.7% of the adults living in the
Mount Bethel neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.6%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
More residents of the Mount Bethel neighborhood live here
today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago
than is found in 98.3% 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: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Mount Bethel neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 21.2% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.4% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Mount Bethel neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.8%, the Mount Bethel neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.