Union, NJ (Liberty Ave / Morris Ave)




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About Union, NJ (Liberty Ave / Morris Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Liberty Ave / Morris Ave median real estate price is $359,404, which is more expensive than 56.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 77.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Liberty Ave / Morris Ave is currently $2,007, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 70.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Liberty Ave / Morris Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Union, New Jersey.

Liberty Ave / Morris Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Liberty Ave / Morris Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Liberty Ave / Morris Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood has more Portuguese and Sub-Saharan African ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 5.5% have Sub-Saharan African ancestry.

Liberty Ave / Morris Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.2% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.8%, the Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.


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 Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood in Union are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 80.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.5% 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 Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood, 40.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.4%), and 17.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood in Union, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (17.5%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report Portuguese roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.6%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.5%), among others. In addition, 31.1% 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 Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and South Asian languages.

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 Liberty Ave / Morris Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.0%) 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 (6.1%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Liberty Ave / Morris Ave 0.101011101001110
Union 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Liberty Ave / Morris Ave 0.101011101001110
Union 0.101011101001110
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Liberty Ave / Morris Ave 0.101011101001110
Union 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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