Real Estate Prices and Overview
Avon Ave / S 10th St median real estate prices are $181,064, which is less expensive than 86.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods
and 43.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Avon Ave / S 10th St are currently
$809, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 84.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Avon Ave / S 10th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Newark, New Jersey.
Avon Ave / S 10th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in
Avon Ave / S 10th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 25.5%.
This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 91.2% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods
dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally
it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college
students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session.
But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that
can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you
may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood has more
Sub-Saharan African and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 4.3% have African ancestry.
Avon Ave / S 10th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
25.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood about it; they already know. 19.4%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.4% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,397 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 71.5% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
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 Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood in Newark are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 55.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 32.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.1%
of U.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 Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood, 30.4%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.6% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(22.4%), and 21.6% in executive, management, and professional 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 Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood in Newark, NJ, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African
(18.9%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (4.3%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (2.3%) , and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (2.0%) . In addition, 13.2% 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 Avon Ave / S 10th St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 75.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Spanish.
Getting to Work
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 Avon Ave / S 10th St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.6% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (52.1%) 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 (25.0%) and 21.9% of residents also ride the bus 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.