Archives: 2008   February

Saddle River-Ridgewood:Great Wealth—Few Minorities

The second cluster of wealthy neighborhoods in Bergen County is what I have dubbed the Saddle River-Ridgewood area. Ridgewood’s West End is unquestionably the wealthiest of the neighborhoods in this area with a mean household income of $326,140. The West End of Ridgewood is the 6th wealthiest neighborhood in New Jersey. The top Five are […]

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Posted in Metro Briefs on Feb 28th, 2008, 4:06 pm by Stephen Higley     

The New Jersey Palisades in Bergen County

I have chosen to break up the Higley 1000 neighborhoods in Bergen County into two discrete clusters of wealth due to the disparate racial makeup of each group of neighborhoods. The first is made up of seven neighborhoods on top of the dramatic New Jersey Palisades, sometimes referred to as Bergen Hill. The second cluster […]

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Posted in Metro Briefs on Feb 27th, 2008, 9:00 pm by Stephen Higley     

Racial Segregation in Manhattan’s Higley 1000 Neighborhoods

There are few Higley 1000 neighborhoods in central cities. The two exceptions to this rule are Manhattan and San Francisco. Urban neighborhoods that are based on Block Groups are usually too heterogeneous in terms of housing options to qualify for the list. As a rule, any substantial number of rental units will bring down the […]

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Posted in General, Metro Briefs, Racial Diversity on Feb 5th, 2008, 5:10 pm by Stephen Higley