Jersey City, NJ (Washington Blvd / Newport Pky)




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About Jersey City, NJ (Washington Blvd / Newport Pky)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Washington Blvd / Newport Pky median real estate price is $724,361, which is more expensive than 93.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 94.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Washington Blvd / Newport Pky is currently $2,806, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Washington Blvd / Newport Pky is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Washington Blvd / Newport Pky has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 76.7% 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: Modes of Transportation

In the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood, 74.5% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 2.2% of the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 81.4% 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: Real Estate

The real estate in the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 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, 98.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 99.8% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 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 88.2% 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, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,664 people per square mile living here.

Also of note, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 85.5%, which is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood has more Asian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 67.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian ancestry.

Washington Blvd / Newport Pky is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 25.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood, where 54.1% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, 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 1.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 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.

Also, a unique characteristic about the people in the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood is that a majority of them are young, single professionals. In fact, there are more young, single professionals in this one community than 96.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S. Here you'll find an active nightlife nearby with lots of opportunities to flirt and find romance. In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (66.4%) than are found in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 49.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.5% 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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.6% 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 65.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood, 81.4% 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 12.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (4.2%), and 3.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (67.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (4.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.0%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others. In addition, 66.4% 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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood is South Asian languages, spoken by 30.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Hindi (which is the official language of India), Chinese and Spanish.

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 Washington Blvd / Newport Pky neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (74.5%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (7.4%) and 6.8% of residents also ride the bus 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 0.101011101001110
Jersey City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 0.101011101001110
Jersey City 0.101011101001110
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Washington Blvd / Newport Pky 0.101011101001110
Jersey City 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
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