Newark, NJ (Jackson St / Ferry St)




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About Newark, NJ (Jackson St / Ferry St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Jackson St / Ferry St median real estate price is $315,926, which is less expensive than 56.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 56.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Jackson St / Ferry St is currently $1,277, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.9% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Jackson St / Ferry St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newark, New Jersey.

Jackson St / Ferry 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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Jackson St / Ferry St are 5.7%, which is lower than one will find in 71.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Jackson St / Ferry St 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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood has more Brazilian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 35.4% have Portuguese ancestry.

Jackson St / Ferry St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 50.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. This is a higher percentage than 100.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (70.5%) than are found in 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Jackson St / Ferry 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 67.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 99.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 41,159 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.1% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 86.1%, which is higher than 96.0% 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: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 59.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Jackson St / Ferry St choose to walk to work each day (23.6%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Jackson St / Ferry St (22.6%) than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood than in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.


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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood in Newark are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 19.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.6% 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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood, 41.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 36.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (13.6%), and 8.2% 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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood in Newark, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Portuguese (35.4%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (27.3%), and residents who report Brazilian roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.5%), along with some Sub-Saharan African ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 70.5% 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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood is Portuguese, spoken by 50.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and English.

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 Jackson St / Ferry St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (29.0%) 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 (23.6%) and 22.6% 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Jackson St / Ferry St 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Jackson St / Ferry St 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Jackson St / Ferry St 0.101011101001110
Newark 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

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