Passaic, NJ (Parker Ave / Monroe St)




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About Passaic, NJ (Parker Ave / Monroe St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Parker Ave / Monroe St median real estate price is $309,321, which is less expensive than 56.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 56.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Parker Ave / Monroe St is currently $1,241, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 77.9% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Parker Ave / Monroe St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Passaic, New Jersey.

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

In Parker Ave / Monroe St, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Parker Ave / Monroe St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Passaic, the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

92.8% of the real estate in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 43,363 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% 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 Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, 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 Parker Ave / Monroe 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, 47.1% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 97.6% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood than in 99.7% 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.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood buck this trend. 68.5% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood has more Dominican and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 8.7% have South American ancestry.

Parker Ave / Monroe St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 89.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Parker Ave / Monroe St (28.2%) than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.5% of residents in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (56.6%) than are found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Parker Ave / Monroe St has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 97.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

In addition, the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is unique for having just 3.8% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.4% of America'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 Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood in Passaic are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood, 54.2% 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 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.7%), and 6.6% in executive, management, and professional 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 Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood in Passaic, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.2%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report South American roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.0%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (1.8%), among others. In addition, 56.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 89.2% of households. Some people also speak English (8.4%).

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 Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (29.7%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (28.2%) and 18.6% of residents also drive alone in a private automobile for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Parker Ave / Monroe St neighborhood of Passaic by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Passaic 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Parker Ave / Monroe St 0.101011101001110
Passaic 0.101011101001110
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Passaic 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 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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