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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Venice Park median real estate price is $291,758, which is less expensive than 87.8% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 59.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Venice Park is currently $2,043, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 91.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Venice Park is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Venice Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Venice Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Venice Park has a 12.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.0% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.8%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Atlantic City, the Venice Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Venice Park neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Venice Park 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.

Occupations

There are more people living in the Venice Park neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (50.1%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

An extraordinary 13.2% of the residents of the Venice Park neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, venice Park is ranked among the top 9.2% of neighborhoods for first-time home buyers to consider in the state of New Jersey according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet maintain moderate appreciation rates compared to other communities. Buying into the Venice Park neighborhood is not only an accessible option but an investment opportunity for many first-time home buyers.

Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Venice Park neighborhood buck this trend. 24.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Venice Park neighborhood has more Jamaican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Jamaican ancestry and 4.3% have Dominican ancestry.

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 Venice Park neighborhood in Atlantic City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Venice Park neighborhood, 49.9% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 22.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.5%), and 11.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Venice Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 Venice Park neighborhood in Atlantic City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Jamaican (12.1%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (8.8%), and residents who report Mexican roots (4.8%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (4.3%), along with some South American ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 12.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Venice Park neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (56.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (21.1%) and 20.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.


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