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(Urban population: 15,136, Rural population: 0)

Fords,NJ index of house prices


Houses: 5,725 (5,625 occupied: 4,092 owner occupied, 1,533 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

24%

Housing density: 2209 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $376,766.


Median contract rent in 2009: $982 (lower quartile is $905, upper quartile is $1,173)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,420


Median gross rent in Fords, NJ in 2009: $1,111


Housing units in Fords with a mortgage: 2,504 (230 second mortgage, 296 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,394


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $96,480


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,625


Median monthly housing costs: $1,372





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Fords, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $331,019 (it was $155,300 in 2000)
Fords:

$331,019
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $267,498 - $376,144

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $305,902
Here:

$305,902
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $370,516
Here:

$370,516
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $602,739
Here:

$602,739
State:

$397,697

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $716,078
Here:

$716,078
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $349,201
Here:

$349,201
State:

$292,192

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,136
  • In family households: 13,316 (3,148 male householders, 912 female householders)
    3,314 spouses, 4,512 children (4,182 natural, 84 adopted, 246 stepchildren), 250 grandchildren, 194 brothers or sisters, 305 parents, 412 other relatives, 269 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,820 (654 male householders (452 living alone)), 874 female householders (820 living alone)), 292 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,381 2-persons, 1,075 3-persons, 950 4-persons, 430 5-persons, 150 6-persons, 74 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,272 1-person, 226 2-persons, 12 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

2,623 married couples with children.
436 single-parent households (113 men, 323 women).

69.2% of residents of Fords speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
11.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
8.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,322 (21.9%)
(50.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Fords, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 41
  • 4 rooms: 290
  • 5 rooms: 856
  • 6 rooms: 1,148
  • 7 rooms: 667
  • 8 rooms: 632
  • 9 or more rooms: 449
  • 1 room: 162
  • 2 rooms: 205
  • 3 rooms: 447
  • 4 rooms: 390
  • 5 rooms: 146
  • 6 rooms: 90
  • 7 rooms: 64
  • 8 rooms: 23
  • 9 or more rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fords, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 96
  • 2 bedrooms: 722
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,017
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,000
  • 5+ bedrooms: 257
  • no bedroom: 162
  • 1 bedroom: 795
  • 2 bedrooms: 443
  • 3 bedrooms: 91
  • 4 bedrooms: 34
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Fords, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 140
  • 1 vehicle: 1,296
  • 2 vehicles: 1,759
  • 3 vehicles: 636
  • 4 vehicles: 206
  • 5+ vehicles: 55
  • no vehicle: 202
  • 1 vehicle: 874
  • 2 vehicles: 367
  • 3 vehicles: 61
  • 4 vehicles: 12
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 4
  • 2000 to 2004: 45
  • 1990 to 1999: 91
  • 1980 to 1989: 232
  • 1970 to 1979: 557
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,221
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,117
  • 1940 to 1949: 546
  • 1939 or earlier: 782

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Fords, NJ house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Fords, NJ:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 5
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 7
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 2
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 0
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 0
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 0
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 0
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 4
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 27
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 61
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 78
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 335
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1001
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 2013
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 419
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 131
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 5
  • $1,000,000 or more: 5
 


Fords rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Fords:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 13
  • $300 to $349: 23
  • $350 to $399: 29
  • $400 to $449: 7
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 0
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 9
  • $700 to $749: 11
  • $750 to $799: 0
  • $800 to $899: 34
  • $900 to $999: 267
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 519
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 205
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 93
  • $2,000 or more: 38
  • No cash rent: 65
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 810
  • 1990 to 1994: 590
  • 1985 to 1989: 499
  • 1980 to 1984: 485
  • 1975 to 1979: 132
  • 1970 to 1974: 273
  • 1970 to 1974: 165
  • 1965 to 1969: 368


Fords, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.4%
Number of people working at home: 116 (1.6% of all workers)


Fords commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 163
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 670
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1115
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1066
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 786
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 256
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 951
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 197
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 489
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 559
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 693
  • 90 or more minutes: 278
 


Fords mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,816 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 647 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 75 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 19 (0%)
  • Railroad: 514 (7%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 116 (2%)
  • Other means: 10 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 116 (2%)
 


Fords, NJ household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 221
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 209
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 202
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 268
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 254
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 296
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 253
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 271
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 312
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 454
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 771
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 920
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 600
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 244
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 228
  • $200,000 or more: 85
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 4104
 Italian: 2171
 Irish: 1750
 Polish: 1292
 German: 888
 Hungarian: 680
 United States or American: 323
 Russian: 278
 English: 273
 Slovak: 217
 Subsaharan African:: 205
 Ukrainian: 161
 Scotch-Irish: 144
 Arab:: 141
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 129
 Ghanian: 116
 Dutch: 113
 Portuguese: 107
 French (except Basque): 95
 Swedish: 83
 Greek: 70
 Danish: 69
 Lithuanian: 64
 Egyptian: 62
 Scottish: 62
 African: 53
 Czechoslovakian: 45
 Czech: 45
 West Indian: 44
 British: 38
 Palestinian: 38
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 37
 Nigerian: 36
 Norwegian: 34
 Slavic: 33
 Yugoslavian: 33
 Jamaican: 33
 Arab/Arabic: 32
 Afghan: 27
 French Canadian: 24
 Swiss: 22
 Romanian: 21
 Welsh: 18
 Belgian: 15
 Turkish: 15
 Haitian: 15
 Israeli: 15
 Scandinavian: 14
 Albanian: 13
 Maltese: 12
 Pennsylvania German: 12
 Croatian: 11
 Lebanese: 9
 Guyanese: 8
 Austrian: 6
 Armenian: 6
 Finnish: 6
 Brazilian: 5
 Canadian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • India (29%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Ghana (3%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Italy (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8608
  • Northeast: 2348
  • Midwest: 169
  • South: 355
  • West: 97

67% of Fords residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in New Jersey.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 165
  • 9th grade: 69
  • 10th grade: 116
  • 11th grade: 96
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 122
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,693
  • Less than 1 year of college: 339
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 538
  • Associate degree: 244
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,118
  • Master's degree: 399
  • Professional school degree: 86
  • Doctorate degree: 56

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 53
  • 7th and 8th grade: 193
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 163
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 207
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,133
  • Less than 1 year of college: 364
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 577
  • Associate degree: 317
  • Bachelor's degree: 911
  • Master's degree: 322
  • Professional school degree: 78
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 2.9%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 4.1%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 8.6%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 3.1%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 8.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 5.5%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 16.7%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 2.2%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 2.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $72,282
  • Black householders: $72,597
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $61,563
  • Asian householders: $104,025
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $250,276
  • Some other race householders: $78,664
  • Two or more races householders: $72,605
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $63,358
Fords household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Fords household income for Black householders
Fords household income for Asian householders
Fords household income for Some other race householders
Fords household income for Two or more races householders
Fords household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Fords marital status for males
Fords marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $325,903
  • Black or African American householders: $340,184
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $586,157
  • Asian householders: $339,758
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $479,583
  • Some other race householders: $344,447
  • Two or more races householders: $359,793
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $334,003

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,960
  • One, attached: 282
  • Two: 356
  • 3 or 4: 35
  • 5 to 9: 45
  • 10 to 19: 156
  • 20 to 49: 509
  • 50 or more: 361
  • Mobile homes: 21

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fords:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fords
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (65.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.6%)
  • Electricity (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (75.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.1%)
  • Electricity (8.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

14.6%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

8.1%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 151
Here:

26.5%
New Jersey:

30.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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