About Paterson, NJ (Madison Ave / 21st Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Madison Ave / 21st Ave median real estate price is $334,320, which is less expensive than 67.8% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 37.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Madison Ave / 21st Ave is currently $1,787, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 87.2% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Madison Ave / 21st Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Paterson, New Jersey.

Madison Ave / 21st Ave 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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Madison Ave / 21st Ave are 4.8%, which is lower than one will find in 75.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Madison Ave / 21st Ave 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: Modes of Transportation

In the Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 30.4% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 99.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Madison Ave / 21st Ave 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 46.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 98.2% of American neighborhoods.

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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave 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 49.1% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 86.5%, which is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the unique characteristics of the Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 94.1% of the adult residents in the Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood has more Dominican and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 14.0% have South American ancestry.

Madison Ave / 21st Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 78.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.4%) than are found in 97.6% of all 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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood in Paterson are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 28.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.5% 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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood, 46.2% 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 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.0%), and 10.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 78.2% of households. Some people also speak English (19.2%).

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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood in Paterson, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (32.0%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (16.9%), and residents who report South American roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (11.9%), along with some Jamaican ancestry residents (1.3%), among others. In addition, 49.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Madison Ave / 21st Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.1%) 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 (30.4%) . 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that your children would be exposed to if you lived in this neighborhood. Info

Schools In This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Alternative High School
350 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
06-12
Newcomers School
482 506 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
03-09
New Roberto Clemente School
482 506 Market Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
06-08
Philip's Academy Charter School Of Paterson
47 State Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
KG-03
Roberto Clemente School
434 Rosa Parks Blvd
Paterson, NJ 07501
KG-05
School 15
98 Oak Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
PK-05
School Of Culinary Arts Hospitality And Tourism
150 Park Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07501
09-12
School Of Government And Public Administration
150 Park Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07501
09-12
School Of Information Technology
150 Park Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07501
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PATERSON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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