Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr median real estate price is $343,547, which is less expensive than 71.9% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 45.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr is currently $2,566, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.
Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings 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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr has a 10.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.1% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (7.4%), 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.
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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
For many reasons, Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr is rated by NeighborhoodScout as one of the top 0.6% of ideal neighborhoods for first-time home buyers in the state of New Jersey. Homes here are priced below median housing values in the state, yet the neighborhood has a track record according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive neighborhood home appreciation rates of above average real estate appreciation over the last five years compared to other NJ neighborhoods, protecting your investment in your first home, while simultaneously making it less risky for your lender. Not only does this neighborhood stand out for combining price and home value stability or increases, it also is a neighborhood with a high quality resident population according exclusive data, meaning this is likely a good place to buy, live, and enjoy. While many first time home buyers focus purely on low cost and convenient location, which can risk your investment in your first home and put you in a less than desirable neighborhood, this neighborhood is a true standout for a lot of reasons, and definitely worth a look if you are a first time home buyer. In addition to being an excellent choice for first-time home buyers, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr 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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 13.8% 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 98.1% of all neighborhoods in America.
The Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 33,069 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.3% of the nation's neighborhoods.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 33.7% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.6% of America's neighborhoods.
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 95.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.1% of the Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood has more Asian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 50.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 11.9% have Dominican ancestry.
Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 36.7% 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 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while. What is interesting to note, is that the Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (48.8%) than are found in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr 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 71.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 46.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood, 35.7% 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.5%), and 18.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 41.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Spanish, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) and African languages.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (50.9%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report South American roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.4%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 48.8% 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 Lembeck Ave / Sullivan Dr neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (43.0%) 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 (21.7%) and 12.2% 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.