West New York, NJ (62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E)



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About West New York, NJ (62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E median real estate price is $368,322, which is more expensive than 47.5% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 70.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E is currently $2,049, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.0% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West New York, New Jersey.

62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) . Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.7% in 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 West New York, the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (44.4% ride the bus) than 99.9% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 60,343 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.0% of America's neighborhoods. 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 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 88.6% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood buck this trend. 39.1% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of New Jersey.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.5% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.0% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood has more South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.2% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 8.6% have Cuban ancestry.

62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 61.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (53.0%) than are found in 98.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood in West New York are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood, 38.9% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.6%), and 16.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 61.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, French and Langs. of India.

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 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood in West New York, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (31.2%). There are also a number of people of Dominican ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report Cuban roots (8.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.5%), along with some German ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 53.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (48.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (44.4%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (29.1%) and 9.9% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the 62nd St / Kennedy Blvd E neighborhood of West New York 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.29

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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 66

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Early Childhood School
5204 Hudson Ave
West New York, NJ 07093
PK-PK
West New York Middle School
201 57 Th St
West New York, NJ 07093
07-08
Memorial High School
5501 Park Ave
West New York, NJ 07093
09-12
Public School Number One
6129 Madison St
West New York, NJ 07093
KG-06
Public School Number Two
5200 Broadway
West New York, NJ 07093
KG-06
Robert Menendez Elementary School
600 55 Th St
West New York, NJ 07093
KG-06
Albio Sires Elementary School
6300 Palisade Ave
West New York, NJ 07093
KG-06
Public School Number Five
5401 Hudson Ave
West New York, NJ 07093
KG-06
Harry L Bain School
6200 Broadway
West New York, NJ 07093
KG-06

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