Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place median real estate price is $721,243, which is more expensive than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 87.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place is currently $5,293, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place has a 11.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.1% 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.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 91.3% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, liberty Harbor / Harbor Place has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.2% 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.
The Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place 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 97.8% 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.
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood. A whopping 89.9% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 93.3% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America.
Also of note, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,364 people per square mile living here.
If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 53.2% of the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.4% of America's neighborhoods.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 80.7% of the workforce in the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
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 Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 35.8% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood has more Russian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 38.6% have Asian ancestry.
Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 12.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.5% 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 Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood in Jersey City 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 97.9% 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.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood, 80.7% 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 8.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (5.9%), and 4.3% 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 Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood is English, spoken by 60.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India, Chinese and Spanish.
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 Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (38.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.2%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (9.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 40.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Liberty Harbor / Harbor Place neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (53.2%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (13.4%) and 5.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.