Harsimus Cove median real estate price is $1,072,248, which is more expensive than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 94.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Harsimus Cove is currently $2,519, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Harsimus Cove is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Harsimus Cove 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Harsimus Cove neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.2% in Harsimus Cove. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Jersey City, the Harsimus Cove neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 10.3% of residents in the Harsimus Cove neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 27.3% of the Harsimus Cove neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Finally, in the Harsimus Cove neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 96.2% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
The Harsimus Cove neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 45,535 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Harsimus Cove neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Harsimus Cove neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 39.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Harsimus Cove neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 28.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 5.4% have Dominican ancestry.
Harsimus Cove is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Harsimus Cove neighborhood in Jersey City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.8% 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 59.8% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Harsimus Cove neighborhood, 62.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 18.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (11.4%), and 8.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Harsimus Cove neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Langs. of India and Vietnamese.
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 Harsimus Cove neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (28.5%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.3%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 19.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Harsimus Cove neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (27.3%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (22.8%) and 12.7% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.