Trenton, NJ (Smith St / Home Ave)




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About Trenton, NJ (Smith St / Home Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Smith St / Home Ave median real estate price is $102,140, which is less expensive than 96.4% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 96.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Smith St / Home Ave is currently $1,361, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.3% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Smith St / Home Ave is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Trenton, New Jersey.

Smith St / Home Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Smith St / Home Ave has a 17.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: Real Estate

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 Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 59.6% 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 0.8% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 20,529 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood has more Portuguese and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 14.9% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Smith St / Home Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.


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 Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood in Trenton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 44.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 86.9% 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 Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood, 28.7% 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 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.7%), and 18.8% 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 Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood in Trenton, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Puerto Rican (14.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.9%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.7%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 22.5% 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 Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 58.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

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 Smith St / Home Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (67.1%) 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 (17.9%) and 7.5% of residents also ride the bus 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Smith St / Home Ave 0.101011101001110
Trenton 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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Smith St / Home Ave 0.101011101001110
Trenton 0.101011101001110
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Smith St / Home Ave 0.101011101001110
Trenton 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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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