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Estell Manor - Dorothy, NJ

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Overview


Estell Manor - Dorothy is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,789 people and just one neighborhood, Estell Manor - Dorothy is the 324th largest community in New Jersey.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Estell Manor - Dorothy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Estell Manor - Dorothy is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Estell Manor - Dorothy who work in management occupations (11.06%), healthcare (9.62%), and office and administrative support (9.25%).

Also of interest is that Estell Manor - Dorothy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Estell Manor - Dorothy has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Estell Manor - Dorothy has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Estell Manor - Dorothy than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Estell Manor - Dorothy may be for you.

One of the nice things about Estell Manor - Dorothy is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Estell Manor - Dorothy is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Estell Manor - Dorothy, the average commute to work is 33.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Estell Manor - Dorothy is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The population of Estell Manor - Dorothy overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Estell Manor - Dorothy, 23.07% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Estell Manor - Dorothy in 2018 was $49,233, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $196,932 for a family of four. However, Estell Manor - Dorothy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Estell Manor - Dorothy is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Estell Manor - Dorothy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Estell Manor - Dorothy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Estell Manor - Dorothy include German, Italian, Irish, English, and Hungarian.

The most common language spoken in Estell Manor - Dorothy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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.

Real Estate

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, 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.

Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the neighborhood stands out by having 91.1% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of all American neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 24.1% have Italian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 neighborhood in Estell Manor - Dorothy are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.7% 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 neighborhood, 37.8% 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 25.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.2%), and 13.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 neighborhood in Estell Manor - Dorothy, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.6%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (24.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (21.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.2%), along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (3.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (91.1%) 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.


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