West New York, NJ (Bergenline Ave / 51st St)



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About West New York, NJ (Bergenline Ave / 51st St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Bergenline Ave / 51st St median real estate price is $292,942, which is more expensive than 34.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 64.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Bergenline Ave / 51st St is currently $1,987, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

Bergenline Ave / 51st St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West New York, New Jersey.

Bergenline Ave / 51st 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 / 51st 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in Bergenline Ave / 51st St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 55.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Bergenline Ave / 51st St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 38,168 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.9% 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 / 51st St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Bergenline Ave / 51st St 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 2.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of New Jersey.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Bergenline Ave / 51st St neighborhood has more South American and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 29.4% of this neighborhood's residents have South American ancestry and 7.8% have Cuban ancestry.

Bergenline Ave / 51st St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 79.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.5% 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 / 51st St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (58.3%) than are found in 99.1% 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 Bergenline Ave / 51st St 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 50.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 48.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.7% 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 / 51st St neighborhood, 29.4% 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 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (23.6%), and 20.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Bergenline Ave / 51st St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 79.4% of households. Some people also speak English (15.9%).

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 / 51st St neighborhood in West New York, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as South American (29.4%). There are also a number of people of Cuban ancestry (7.8%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (6.1%), along with some Dominican ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 58.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Bergenline Ave / 51st St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (50.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (26.2%) and 9.4% of residents also take the train 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

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 Q4 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF West New York, NJ (Bergenline Ave / 51st St) HOMES

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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:   2018 (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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Bergenline Ave / 51st St 0.101011101001110
West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.08

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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 14.05

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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 59

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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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School Rating Information

 

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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

Schools In This District

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