Newark, NJ (W Market St / Dickerson St)




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About Newark, NJ (W Market St / Dickerson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Market St / Dickerson St median real estate price is $208,353, which is less expensive than 81.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 81.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in W Market St / Dickerson St is currently $1,152, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.1% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

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

W Market St / Dickerson 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 W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in W Market St / Dickerson St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 28.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 93.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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: Diversity

Did you know that the W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood has more Dominican and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 13.7% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

W Market St / Dickerson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 49.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.9% of America's 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 W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 22.3% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (15.5% ride the bus) than 95.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.


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 W Market St / Dickerson 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 77.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 22.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.0% 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 W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood, 38.2% 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 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (16.1%), and 13.4% 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 W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood in Newark, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (18.4%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (13.7%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (13.6%), and some of the residents are also of African ancestry (4.8%), along with some Haitian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others. In addition, 33.7% 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 W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 54.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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 W Market St / Dickerson St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (55.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (15.5%) and 14.2% 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

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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W Market St / Dickerson St 0.101011101001110
Newark 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Newark 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 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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