Newark, NJ (Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave)




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About Newark, NJ (Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave median real estate price is $382,998, which is more expensive than 61.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 79.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave is currently $742, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.8% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Newark, New Jersey.

Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave 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 small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave has a 12.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.0% 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: People

The Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood stands out for having an average per capita income lower than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

In addition, of particular note, 3.1% of the people in the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood has more Brazilian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 7.3% have Dominican ancestry.

Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.4% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

95.1% of the real estate in the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

In addition, the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 28,912 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.0% of the nation's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the real estate in the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave 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, 70.6% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.9% of American neighborhoods.

Also of note, the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave 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 82.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (55.1%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave (21.0%) than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 95.3% 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 Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood in Newark are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 49.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.3% 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 Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood, 44.9% 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 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.9%), and 10.6% in executive, management, and professional 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 Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood in Newark, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (12.1%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Dominican roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (3.7%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (2.8%), among others. In addition, 23.2% 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 Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 64.8% 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 Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (43.2%) 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 (21.0%) and 16.0% of residents also ride the bus 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. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
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Lincoln Park / Clinton Ave 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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