Perth Amboy, NJ (Penn St / Sutton St)




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About Perth Amboy, NJ (Penn St / Sutton St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Penn St / Sutton St median real estate price is $294,782, which is less expensive than 59.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 59.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Penn St / Sutton St is currently $1,620, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.2% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Penn St / Sutton St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

Penn St / Sutton St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Penn St / Sutton St are 6.3%, which is lower than one will find in 67.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Penn St / Sutton St 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

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 Perth Amboy, the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood has more Dominican and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 35.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 24.5% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Penn St / Sutton St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 79.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.5% of all U.S. 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 Penn St / Sutton St 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 59.2% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,200 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood than in 98.1% 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: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (42.6%) than are found in 95.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.1% of the neighborhoods in NJ. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.


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 Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood in Perth Amboy are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.3% 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 56.6% 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 Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood, 43.9% 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 23.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.7%), and 12.3% 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 Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood in Perth Amboy, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (35.0%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (24.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (11.5%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (9.7%), along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (2.1%), among others. In addition, 42.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 79.8% of households. Some people also speak English (16.4%).

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 Penn St / Sutton St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.9%) 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 (13.0%) . 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Penn St / Sutton St 0.101011101001110
Perth Amboy 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55

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Penn St / Sutton St 0.101011101001110
Perth Amboy 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26

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Penn St / Sutton St 0.101011101001110
Perth Amboy 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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PERTH AMBOY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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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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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