Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor median real estate price is $893,684, which is more expensive than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 91.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor is currently $2,620, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Belmar, New Jersey.
Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor 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 Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 74.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Belmar, the Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Jersey, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 96.1% of neighborhoods in NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood has more Eastern European and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 27.7% have Italian ancestry.
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 Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood in Belmar 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 93.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.0% 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 68.5% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood, 55.5% 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 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.1%), and 9.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.
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 Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood in Belmar, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (27.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (25.7%), and residents who report German roots (14.7%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (13.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.3%), 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 Orchard Crest / Ashford Manor neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (72.1%) 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 (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.