Gloucester City, NJ (N Broadway / Essex St)




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About Gloucester City, NJ (N Broadway / Essex St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Broadway / Essex St median real estate price is $100,958, which is less expensive than 97.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 97.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N Broadway / Essex St is currently $1,173, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

N Broadway / Essex St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gloucester City, New Jersey.

N Broadway / Essex St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N Broadway / Essex 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.

N Broadway / Essex St has a 12.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood has more Irish and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 36.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 13.5% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 58.2% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 59.1% of the residential real estate in the N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of all neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

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 N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood in Gloucester City are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.8% 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 62.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood, 29.0% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.1%), and 19.3% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood in Gloucester City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (36.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.2%), and residents who report Italian roots (16.5%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (13.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

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 N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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 N Broadway / Essex St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (69.5%) 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 (12.1%) and 9.7% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Gloucester City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Gloucester City 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cold Springs School
1194 Market Street
Gloucester City, NJ, 08030
PK-03
Gloucester City Jr. Sr. High School
1300 Market Street
Gloucester City, NJ, 08030
07-12
Mary Ethel Costello School
520 Cumberland Street
Gloucester City, NJ, 08030
04-06

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