Ocean City, NJ (Wesley Ave / E 10th St)




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About Ocean City, NJ (Wesley Ave / E 10th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Wesley Ave / E 10th St median real estate price is $569,054, which is more expensive than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 90.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Wesley Ave / E 10th St is currently $1,465, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Wesley Ave / E 10th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ocean City, New Jersey. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Wesley Ave / E 10th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Wesley Ave / E 10th St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 69.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (60.8%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Ocean City, the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Wesley Ave / E 10th St is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Wesley Ave / E 10th St is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 69.0% of the residential real estate vacant, the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 28.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 3.6% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood has more British and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 4.5% have Russian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Wesley Ave / E 10th 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 18.5% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.4% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.9% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood in Ocean City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 69.9% of America'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 Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood, 37.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 34.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.4%), and 14.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood in Ocean City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.4%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (21.1%), and residents who report German roots (18.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (12.3%), among others. In addition, 19.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (23.5%).

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 Wesley Ave / E 10th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.4%) 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 (18.5%) and 9.8% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Ocean City 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Ocean City 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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OCEAN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Ocean City High School
501 Atlantic Avenue
Ocean City, NJ, 08226
09-12
Ocean City Primary School
550 West Avenue
Ocean City, NJ, 08226
KG-03
Ocean City Intermediate School
1901 Bay Avenue
Ocean City, NJ, 08226
04-08

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