Real Estate Prices and Overview
Franklin Ave / Joralemon St median real estate prices are $292,649, which is more expensive than 50.9% of the neighborhoods
in New Jersey and 77.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Franklin Ave / Joralemon St are currently
$1,125, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 42.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Franklin Ave / Joralemon St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Belleville, New Jersey.
Franklin Ave / Joralemon St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
In Franklin Ave / Joralemon St, the current vacancy rate is 2.9%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.2% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Franklin Ave / Joralemon St
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: Diversity
Did you know that the Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood has more
South American and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 1.4% have Brazilian ancestry.
Franklin Ave / Joralemon St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
NJ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood in Belleville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 75.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 9.1% 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 64.7%
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 Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood, 44.7%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 19.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(19.3%), and 16.1% 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 Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood in Belleville, NJ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian
(20.1%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (14.4%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (10.7%) , and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (9.8%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (9.4%), among others. In addition, 28.4% 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 Franklin Ave / Joralemon St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 57.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Italian and Portuguese.
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 Franklin Ave / Joralemon St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.9%) 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 (7.2%) and 5.1% 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.