West Orange, NJ (Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave)




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About West Orange, NJ (Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave median real estate price is $388,567, which is more expensive than 62.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 79.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave is currently $2,137, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Orange, New Jersey.

Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood has more Eastern European and Haitian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 6.8% have Haitian ancestry.

Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hebrew at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.7%, the Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.0% 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.


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 Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood in West Orange are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 92.3% 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.

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 Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood, 54.6% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 7.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood in West Orange, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (17.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (6.8%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 25.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Italian and French.

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 Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (26.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (82.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (6.4%) and 6.2% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. 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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Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave 0.101011101001110
West Orange 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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Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave 0.101011101001110
West Orange 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Prospect Ave / Eagle Rock Ave 0.101011101001110
West Orange 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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