Weehawken, NJ (Boulevard E / Jefferson St)




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About Weehawken, NJ (Boulevard E / Jefferson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Boulevard E / Jefferson St median real estate price is $642,527, which is more expensive than 89.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 92.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Boulevard E / Jefferson St is currently $1,415, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.1% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Boulevard E / Jefferson St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Weehawken, New Jersey.

Boulevard E / Jefferson St 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 Boulevard E / Jefferson 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.

Boulevard E / Jefferson St has a 16.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.0% 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

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

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (43.2% ride the bus) than 99.8% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Also, in the Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood, 1.0% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood has more Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 11.4% have South American ancestry.

Boulevard E / Jefferson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Gujarati, which is native to the Indian state of Gujarat, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,593 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

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 Boulevard E / Jefferson 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, 42.2% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.8% of America's neighborhoods.

Furthermore, if you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 68.3% of the residential real estate in the Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood in Weehawken are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.8% 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 72.6% of America'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 Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood, 37.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.3%), and 15.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood in Weehawken, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Cuban (14.3%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report South American roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Dominican ancestry (8.4%), along with some German ancestry residents (8.1%), among others. In addition, 38.6% 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 Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 54.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, French, South Asian languages and Gujarati (native to the Indian state of Gujarat).

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 Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (43.2%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (34.1%) and 11.1% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Boulevard E / Jefferson St neighborhood of Weehawken 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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Weehawken 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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Weehawken 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 16.26
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Weehawken 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Daniel Webster School
2700 Palisade Ave
Weehawken, NJ, 07086
PK-02
Theodore Roosevelt School
1 Louisa Place
Weehawken, NJ, 07086
03-06
Weehawken High School
53 Liberty Place
Weehawken, NJ, 07086
07-12

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