Newark, NJ (E Kinney St / Jefferson St)




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About Newark, NJ (E Kinney St / Jefferson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Kinney St / Jefferson St median real estate price is $351,796, which is more expensive than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 76.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Kinney St / Jefferson St is currently $1,380, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.2% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

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

E Kinney St / Jefferson 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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in E Kinney St / Jefferson St are 6.7%, which is lower than one will find in 64.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in E Kinney St / Jefferson 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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood has more Brazilian and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 35.9% have South American ancestry.

E Kinney St / Jefferson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 36.4% 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 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (65.7%) than are found in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 50.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 99.5% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the E Kinney St / Jefferson St (25.5%) than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people in E Kinney St / Jefferson St choose to walk to work each day (14.3%) 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.

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 E Kinney St / Jefferson 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 50.0% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 29,654 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.1% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. 33.9% 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.

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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.7% 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 95.9% 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 E Kinney St / Jefferson 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 71.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.8% of U.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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood, 50.7% 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 25.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (12.2%), and 10.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood in Newark, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (35.9%). There are also a number of people of Brazilian ancestry (19.9%), and residents who report Portuguese roots (15.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.6%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.6%), among others. In addition, 65.7% 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 E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 53.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese, English and Polish.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in E Kinney St / Jefferson St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (8.7%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (35.0%) 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 (25.5%) and 14.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Kinney St / Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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E Kinney St / Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
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Newark 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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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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