West New York, NJ (Town Center)




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About West New York, NJ (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of West New York is $338,427, which is more expensive than 48.4% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 74.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in West New York Town Center is currently $1,152, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.7% of New Jersey neighborhoods.

West New York Town Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West New York, New Jersey.

Real estate in the Town Center of West New York, NJ 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 Town Center 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 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in West New York Town Center are 6.7%, which is lower than one will find in 65.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in West New York Town Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the West New York Town Center neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (67.7%) than are found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, in the West New York Town Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 12.9% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the West New York Town Center neighborhood has more Dominican and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 17.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Dominican ancestry and 12.4% have Cuban ancestry.

West New York Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 85.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 79,468 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.4% 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 West New York Town Center neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

In addition, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the West New York Town Center neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 75.7% 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 96.7% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, 88.2% of the real estate in the West New York Town Center neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the West New York Town Center neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 41.1% 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.


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 Town Center neighborhood in West New York are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 55.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.5% of U.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 West New York Town Center neighborhood, 37.7% 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 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.3%), and 11.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Town Center neighborhood in West New York, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Dominican (17.1%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (13.4%), and residents who report Cuban roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (8.2%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.7%), among others. In addition, 67.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the West New York Town Center neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 85.5% of households. Some people also speak English (10.8%).

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 West New York Town Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (38.6%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (25.3%) and 19.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the Town Center 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

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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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West New York 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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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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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
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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