New Brunswick, NJ (Hamilton St / Guilden St)




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About New Brunswick, NJ (Hamilton St / Guilden St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Hamilton St / Guilden St median real estate price is $260,796, which is less expensive than 70.5% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 70.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Hamilton St / Guilden St is currently $1,997, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 81.8% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Hamilton St / Guilden St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Hamilton St / Guilden St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Hamilton St / Guilden St has a 12.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 63.8% 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

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.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 39.2% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in NJ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

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. In the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 51.2% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 94.3%, which is higher than 98.1% 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.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,278 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Hamilton St / Guilden St 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 22.6% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood has more Dominican and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 1.4% have Lebanese ancestry.

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 Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 34.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.3% 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 Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood in New Brunswick are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 43.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.6% 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 Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood, 40.0% 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 29.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.0%), and 13.3% 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 Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood in New Brunswick, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (34.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (8.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (7.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.8%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 36.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood is English, spoken by 53.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (41.5%).

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 Hamilton St / Guilden St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (31.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (22.6%) and 18.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Hamilton St / Guilden St 0.101011101001110
New Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Hamilton St / Guilden St 0.101011101001110
New Brunswick 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Hamilton St / Guilden St 0.101011101001110
New Brunswick 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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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
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
New Brunswick High School
1000 Somerset St
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-12
New Brunswick Middle School
1125 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
06-08
A Chester Redshaw School
40 Van Dyke Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
KG-05
Lincoln Elementary School
66 Bartlett Street
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-05
Livingston Elementary School
206 Delavan Street
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
KG-05
Lord Stlrling Elementary School
101 Redmond Street
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-05
Mckinley Community School
15 Van Dyke Ave
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-08
Roosevelt Elementary School
83 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-05
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
133 Tunison Rd
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-08
Paul Robeson Community School
199 Commercial Ave
New Brunswick, NJ, 08901
PK-05

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