Union City, NJ (Bergenline Ave / 38th St)




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About Union City, NJ (Bergenline Ave / 38th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bergenline Ave / 38th St median real estate price is $362,251, which is more expensive than 57.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 77.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bergenline Ave / 38th St is currently $1,133, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 82.1% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Bergenline Ave / 38th St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Union City, New Jersey.

Bergenline Ave / 38th St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Bergenline Ave / 38th St 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.

Real estate vacancies in Bergenline Ave / 38th St are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 70.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Bergenline Ave / 38th 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood, 0.5% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, more people in Bergenline Ave / 38th St choose to walk to work each day (13.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood has more South American and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 21.9% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 16.8% have Dominican ancestry.

Bergenline Ave / 38th St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 83.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (55.8%) than are found in 98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 42,381 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.2% of the nation's neighborhoods. 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 Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, 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 Bergenline Ave / 38th 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, 41.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 88.3%, which is higher than 96.6% 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: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 42.0% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood has more single mother households than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Often high concentrations of single mother homes can be a strong indicator of family and social issues such as poverty, high rates of school dropouts, crime, and other societal problems.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Bergenline Ave / 38th 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 85.8% 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 Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood in Union City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 83.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 52.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.1% 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 Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood, 32.8% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.0%), and 15.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood in Union City, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (21.9%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report Cuban roots (15.1%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (10.2%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (7.9%), among others. In addition, 55.8% 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 Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 83.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, South Asian languages and Hindi (which is the official language of India).

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 Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.3% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (40.1%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (31.4%) and 13.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Bergenline Ave / 38th St neighborhood of Union City 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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

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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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