Jersey City, NJ (Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave)




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About Jersey City, NJ (Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave median real estate price is $348,068, which is more expensive than 53.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 76.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave is currently $1,278, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.8% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave has a 15.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.7% 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: Real Estate

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 Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave 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 58.5% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 26,175 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood has more Dominican and Jamaican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 8.8% have Jamaican ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 30.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood, 20.5% of people ride the train 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 train ridership than in 96.5% of the 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 Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood in Jersey City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 73.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 39.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 82.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood, 28.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (24.3%), and 19.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (8.8%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (8.8%), and residents who report Haitian roots (5.0%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (4.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.8%), among others. In addition, 10.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (15.4%).

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 Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (41.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (20.5%) and 14.9% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave 0.101011101001110
Jersey City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave 0.101011101001110
Jersey City 0.101011101001110
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Garfield Ave / Bramhall Ave 0.101011101001110
Jersey City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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