Long Branch, NJ (Westwood Ave / Bath Ave)




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About Long Branch, NJ (Westwood Ave / Bath Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Westwood Ave / Bath Ave median real estate price is $333,583, which is more expensive than 49.1% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 74.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Westwood Ave / Bath Ave is currently $1,536, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Westwood Ave / Bath Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Long Branch, New Jersey.

Westwood Ave / Bath Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes 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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Westwood Ave / Bath Ave are 6.2%, which is lower than one will find in 68.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Westwood Ave / Bath Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood has more Brazilian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 10.3% have Portuguese ancestry.

Westwood Ave / Bath Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 21.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 7.1% of residents in the Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, in the Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 26.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 98.4% of all American 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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 27.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.1% 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 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood in Long Branch are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.0% 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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood, 48.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (19.5%), and 9.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood in Long Branch, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (14.7%). There are also a number of people of Brazilian ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Portuguese roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (9.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (9.0%), among others. In addition, 39.4% 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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 40.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

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 Westwood Ave / Bath Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.1%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (52.0%) 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 (26.2%) and 7.1% of residents also bicycle 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Long Branch 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Long Branch 0.101011101001110
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Long Branch 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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LONG BRANCH PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
George L Catrambone
240 Park Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
PK-05
Morris Avenue Elementry School
318 Morris Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
PK-KG
Joseph M. Ferraina Early Childhood Learning Center
80 Avenel Boulevard
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
PK-KG
Long Branch High School
404 Indiana Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
09-12
A A Anastasia Elementary School
92 Seventh Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
KG-05
Audrey W. Clark Elementary School
192 Garfield Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
KG-12
Gregory Elementary School
201 Monmouth Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
01-05
Lenna W. Conrow Elementary School
335 Long Branch Ave
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
PK-KG
West End Elementary School
132 West End Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
M-M
Long Branch Middle School
350 Indiana Avenue
Long Branch, NJ, 07740
06-08

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