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West New York, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

West New York,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 52,597 (Urban population: 45,768, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 20,917 (19,171 occupied: 3,839 owner occupied, 15,349 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

80%
State:

37%

Housing density: 20,564 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $522,495.

Median contract rent in 2016: $627 (lower quartile is $451, upper quartile is $773)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,370


Median gross rent in West New York, NJ in 2016: $681

Housing units in West New York with a mortgage: 2,526 (30 second mortgage, 141 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,300

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $105,952

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,044

Median monthly housing costs: $1,310


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West New York, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $351,435 (it was $168,900 in 2000)
West New York:

$351,435
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $228,295 - $531,144

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $359,351
Here:

$359,351
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $571,494
Here:

$571,494
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $382,717
Here:

$382,717
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $428,247
Here:

$428,247
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $313,436
Here:

$313,436
State:

$275,779
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,148
  • In family households: 43,793 (6,412 male householders, 5,876 female householders)
    7,158 spouses, 14,933 children (14,092 natural, 153 adopted, 743 stepchildren), 1,298 grandchildren, 1,450 brothers or sisters, 1,599 parents, 2,039 other relatives, 3,085 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,282 (3,182 male householders (2,174 living alone)), 3,706 female householders (3,154 living alone)), 2,400 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 16

Size of family households: 4,459 2-persons, 3,217 3-persons, 2,427 4-persons, 1,338 5-persons, 489 6-persons, 330 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,319 1-person, 1,286 2-persons, 169 3-persons, 88 4-persons, 32 5-persons.

5,468 married couples with children.
3,740 single-parent households (1,241 men, 2,499 women).

15.9% of residents of West New York speak English at home.
76.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 32,806 (61.7%)
(40.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West New York, New Jersey:

  • 241no bedroom
  • 8001 bedroom
  • 1,3682 bedrooms
  • 1,0253 bedrooms
  • 3574 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West New York population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey:

  • 1,395no bedroom
  • 5,0881 bedroom
  • 6,3262 bedrooms
  • 2,2993 bedrooms
  • 2204 bedrooms
  • 435+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to West New York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in West New York in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 596no vehicle
  • 2,1871 vehicle
  • 8142 vehicles
  • 2073 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West New York population

Cars and other vehicles available in West New York in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6,603no vehicle
  • 6,7811 vehicle
  • 1,6812 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to West New York population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West New York, New Jersey:

  • 2021 room
  • 2252 rooms
  • 6923 rooms
  • 8054 rooms
  • 8615 rooms
  • 5236 rooms
  • 1907 rooms
  • 1438 rooms
  • 2489+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West New York population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey:

  • 1,3501 room
  • 1,0022 rooms
  • 4,3343 rooms
  • 5,2454 rooms
  • 2,3665 rooms
  • 7386 rooms
  • 1967 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to West New York population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • West New York, NJ household income distribution

  • West New York, NJ household income distribution
  • 1,901Less than $10,000
  • 741$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,286$15,000 to $19,999
  • 787$20,000 to $24,999
  • 796$25,000 to $29,999
  • 812$30,000 to $34,999
  • 896$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,038$40,000 to $44,999
  • 796$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,844$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,821$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,038$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,020$100,000 to $124,999
  • 853$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,082$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,197$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West New York, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in West New York, NJ
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2$90,000 to $99,999
  • 104$100,000 to $124,999
  • 73$125,000 to $149,999
  • 320$150,000 to $174,999
  • 117$175,000 to $199,999
  • 419$200,000 to $249,999
  • 313$250,000 to $299,999
  • 712$300,000 to $399,999
  • 698$400,000 to $499,999
  • 517$500,000 to $749,999
  • 292$750,000 to $999,999
  • 42$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 34$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 9$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West New York, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in West New York, NJ
  • 10Less than $100
  • 132$100 to $149
  • 214$150 to $199
  • 396$200 to $249
  • 56$250 to $299
  • 270$300 to $349
  • 108$350 to $399
  • 120$400 to $449
  • 229$450 to $499
  • 285$500 to $549
  • 224$550 to $599
  • 290$600 to $649
  • 285$650 to $699
  • 398$700 to $749
  • 414$750 to $799
  • 936$800 to $899
  • 1,332$900 to $999
  • 3,372$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,409$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,525$1,500 to $1,999
  • 711$2,000 to $2,499
  • 795$2,500 to $2,999
  • 246$3,000 to $3,499
  • 311$3,500 or more
  • 123No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7,1252010 or later
  • 9,7522000 to 2009
  • 6,4911990 to 1999
  • 8,5261980 to 1989
  • 3,9991970 to 1979
  • 4,312Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to West New York population
West New York commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 189
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,060
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,065
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,251
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,711
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 919
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,628
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 630
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,816
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,355
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,687
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,294
West New York, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 44.2%
Number of people working at home: 617 (2.3% of all workers)

West New York mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,929 (39%)
  • Carpooled: 896 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,080 (21%)
  • Subway or elevated: 207 (2%)
  • Railroad: 48 (0%)
  • Taxi: 108 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,178 (21%)
  • Worked at home: 617 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 728
 American: 433
 Jamaican: 360
 German: 227
 Russian: 225
 Haitian: 193
 Turkish: 186
 Irish: 180
 European: 173
 Palestinian: 135
 Polish: 93
 Ugandan: 87
 Brazilian: 87
 African: 83
 Dutch: 76
 Ukrainian: 73
 Romanian: 71
 English: 65
 Armenian: 63
 Greek: 57
 Portuguese: 54
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 44
 Iranian: 42
 Nigerian: 33
 Scotch-Irish: 33
 French (except Basque): 32
 Canadian: 29
 Lebanese: 28
 Albanian: 28
 Eastern European: 26
 Swedish: 16
 Austrian: 15
 Ghanaian: 15
 Norwegian: 13
 Senegalese: 13
 British: 12
 Latvian: 12
 Czech: 9
 Syrian: 9
 French Canadian: 9
 Israeli: 8
 Scottish: 7
 Welsh: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Dominican Republic
  • 14%Cuba
  • 12%El Salvador
  • 9%Mexico
  • 8%Colombia
  • 7%Guatemala
  • 7%Ecuador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,444
  • Other state: 5,979
  • Northeast: 4,453
  • Midwest: 398
  • South: 725
  • West: 402

86% of West New York residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in New Jersey.

West New York:

85.5%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 930
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 750
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,107
  • 7th and 8th grade: 542
  • 9th grade: 430
  • 10th grade: 187
  • 11th grade: 234
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 493
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,456
  • Less than 1 year of college: 750
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,169
  • Associate degree: 764
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,677
  • Master's degree: 1,125
  • Professional school degree: 322
  • Doctorate degree: 287

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 641
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 833
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,537
  • 7th and 8th grade: 589
  • 9th grade: 525
  • 10th grade: 224
  • 11th grade: 249
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 451
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,755
  • Less than 1 year of college: 602
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,884
  • Associate degree: 952
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,971
  • Master's degree: 1,556
  • Professional school degree: 315
  • Doctorate degree: 113

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 14.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 12.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.6%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 9.9%Females
West New York marital status for males
West New York marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,060
  • One, attached: 878
  • Two: 3,109
  • 3 or 4: 2,465
  • 5 to 9: 2,374
  • 10 to 19: 2,819
  • 20 to 49: 3,046
  • 50 or more: 5,352
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Median worth of mobile homes: $261,389

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in West New York:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in West New York
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (72.3%)
  • Electricity (16.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (67.1%)
  • Electricity (23.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 170
Here:

4.0%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

0.3%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 559
Here:

22.1%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)