West New York, NJ (River Rd / Hillside Rd)




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About West New York, NJ (River Rd / Hillside Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

River Rd / Hillside Rd median real estate price is $376,182, which is less expensive than 53.6% of New Jersey neighborhoods and 53.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in River Rd / Hillside Rd is currently $1,967, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

River Rd / Hillside Rd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West New York, New Jersey.

River Rd / Hillside Rd 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 townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in River Rd / Hillside Rd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.2% 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 River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 16.6% of the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (39.5% ride the bus) than 99.6% 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.

Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 13.5% of the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood has more Cuban and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 4.5% have Russian ancestry.

River Rd / Hillside Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 82.5% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.6% of all neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the River Rd / Hillside Rd 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 86.2% 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.

Furthermore, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.1% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 24,430 people per square mile living here.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 96.4% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


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 River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood in West New York are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.4% 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 68.6% of America'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 River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood, 63.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 18.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.0%), and 7.5% 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 River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood in West New York, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (24.0%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Cuban ancestry (6.4%), along with some German ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 41.0% 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 River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 46.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, South Asian languages and Chinese.

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 River Rd / Hillside Rd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (51.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (39.5%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (24.5%) and 16.6% of residents also ride a ferry for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the River Rd / Hillside Rd 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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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West New York 0.101011101001110
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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of NJ school districts.

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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Hudson 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
PK-06
Public School Number Two
5200 Broadway
West New York, NJ, 07093
PK-06
Albio Sires Elementary School
6300 Palisade Ave
West New York, NJ, 07093
PK-06
Public School Number Five
5401 Hudson Ave
West New York, NJ, 07093
PK-06
Harry L Bain
5400 Broadway
West New York, NJ, 07093
PK-06
Robert Menendez Elementary School
600 55 Th St
West New York, NJ, 07093
PK-06

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