Guttenberg, NJ (River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial)




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About Guttenberg, NJ (River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial median real estate price is $352,730, which is more expensive than 48.8% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 74.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial is currently $2,208, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Guttenberg, New Jersey.

River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. 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

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: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Jersey, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.8% of neighborhoods in NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 69.0% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood, 3.0% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 79,239 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.4% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 91.1% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Furthermore, the real estate in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 83.9% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.8% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 74.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood has more Cuban and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 1.3% have Brazilian ancestry.

River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (53.0%) than are found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood buck this trend. 31.2% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood in Guttenberg are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 89.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood, 74.1% 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 14.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (10.5%).

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 River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood in Guttenberg, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (30.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.3%), and residents who report French roots (7.0%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (6.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 53.0% 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 River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood is English, spoken by 30.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, French and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (58.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (55.6%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (29.6%) and 6.7% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial neighborhood of Guttenberg by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial 0.101011101001110
Guttenberg 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial 0.101011101001110
Guttenberg 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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River Rd / Ave At Port Imperial 0.101011101001110
Guttenberg 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

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Anna L. Klein
301 69 Th St
Guttenberg, NJ, 07093
PK-08

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