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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $391,956 (it was $168,900 in 2000)
West New York:

$391,956
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $316,525 - $1,160,094

West New York,NJ index of house prices

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

Houses: 21,065 (19,064 occupied: 3,962 owner occupied, 15,008 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

79%
State:

36%

Housing density: 20,709 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $292,873.

Median contract rent in 2017: $627 (lower quartile is $451, upper quartile is $1,546)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,564


Median gross rent in West New York, NJ in 2017: $681

Housing units in West New York with a mortgage: 2,517 (34 second mortgage, 134 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,453

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $100,363

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,369

Median monthly housing costs: $1,346


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West New York, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1961

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 54,219
  • In family households: 44,849 (6,596 male householders, 5,653 female householders)
    7,222 spouses, 15,725 children (14,921 natural, 255 adopted, 526 stepchildren), 1,058 grandchildren, 1,734 brothers or sisters, 1,648 parents, 2,081 other relatives, 3,252 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 9,328 (3,128 male householders (2,119 living alone)), 3,698 female householders (3,174 living alone)), 2,500 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17

Size of family households: 4,593 2-persons, 3,006 3-persons, 2,430 4-persons, 1,475 5-persons, 395 6-persons, 365 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,274 1-person, 1,251 2-persons, 176 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 54 5-persons.

5,846 married couples with children.
3,553 single-parent households (956 men, 2,597 women).

16.7% of residents of West New York speak English at home.
72.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 32,914 (60.7%)
(40.8% 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
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in West New York, New Jersey
  • 325no bedroom
  • 8121 bedroom
  • 1,3312 bedrooms
  • 1,1333 bedrooms
  • 3204 bedrooms
  • 1075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • 1,186no bedroom
  • 5,1551 bedroom
  • 6,4002 bedrooms
  • 2,0923 bedrooms
  • 1984 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in West New York in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West New York in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 617no vehicle
  • 2,3041 vehicle
  • 8122 vehicles
  • 2433 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in West New York in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in West New York in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6,649no vehicle
  • 6,6461 vehicle
  • 1,5612 vehicles
  • 1733 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West New York, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in West New York, New Jersey
  • 2721 room
  • 2672 rooms
  • 6193 rooms
  • 8434 rooms
  • 9305 rooms
  • 5186 rooms
  • 2197 rooms
  • 1398 rooms
  • 2429+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • 1,1271 room
  • 9952 rooms
  • 4,5373 rooms
  • 5,4924 rooms
  • 2,2185 rooms
  • 5666 rooms
  • 1417 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in West New York, NJ
  • West New York, NJ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in West New York, NJ in 2017
  • 1,732Less than $10,000
  • 1,951$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,579$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,901$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,631$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,519$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,012$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,942$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,031$100,000 to $124,999
  • 764$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,238$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,290$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in West New York, NJ

  • Distribution of house value in West New York, NJ in 2017
  • 18Less than $10,000
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 33$60,000 to $69,999
  • 12$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 124$100,000 to $124,999
  • 72$125,000 to $149,999
  • 175$150,000 to $174,999
  • 80$175,000 to $199,999
  • 471$200,000 to $249,999
  • 294$250,000 to $299,999
  • 790$300,000 to $399,999
  • 741$400,000 to $499,999
  • 569$500,000 to $749,999
  • 352$750,000 to $999,999
  • 33$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 31$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 8$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in West New York, NJ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in West New York, NJ in 2017
  • 12Less than $100
  • 93$100 to $149
  • 295$150 to $199
  • 427$200 to $249
  • 77$250 to $299
  • 164$300 to $349
  • 188$350 to $399
  • 173$400 to $449
  • 397$450 to $499
  • 222$500 to $549
  • 274$550 to $599
  • 270$600 to $649
  • 193$650 to $699
  • 284$700 to $749
  • 189$750 to $799
  • 907$800 to $899
  • 941$900 to $999
  • 3,645$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,128$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,686$1,500 to $1,999
  • 780$2,000 to $2,499
  • 758$2,500 to $2,999
  • 327$3,000 to $3,499
  • 283$3,500 or more
  • 134No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 46.3%
Number of people working at home: 690 (2.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 204
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,015
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,916
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,208
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,707
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,011
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,302
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 628
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,977
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,384
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,898
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,326
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West New York

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,088 (39%)
  • Carpooled: 752 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,054 (20%)
  • Subway or elevated: 286 (3%)
  • Railroad: 53 (1%)
  • Taxi: 114 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,182 (21%)
  • Worked at home: 690 (7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 11.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.2%Males
  • 14.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.1%Males
  • 10.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 6.1%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West New York, New Jersey
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in West New York, New Jersey
  • 8,2122010 or later
  • 9,3262000 to 2009
  • 6,0691990 to 1999
  • 8,5261980 to 1989
  • 3,9991970 to 1979
  • 4,312Before 1970
Ancestries in West New York, NJ

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 704 (1.8%)
  • American: 397 (1.0%)
  • Jamaican: 356 (0.9%)
  • Russian: 213 (0.6%)
  • German: 212 (0.6%)
  • Haitian: 197 (0.5%)
  • Turkish: 189 (0.5%)
  • Irish: 175 (0.5%)
  • European: 166 (0.4%)
  • African: 126 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 91 (0.2%)
  • Senegalese: 86 (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 78 (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 76 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 70 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 69 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 66 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 65 (0.2%)
  • English: 60 (0.2%)
  • Nigerian: 54 (0.1%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 53 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 52 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 48 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 41 (0.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 32 (0.08%)
  • Eastern European: 31 (0.08%)
  • French: 30 (0.08%)
  • Canadian: 29 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 21 (0.06%)
  • Albanian: 21 (0.06%)
  • Swedish: 19 (0.05%)
  • Ugandan: 17 (0.04%)
  • Ghanaian: 13 (0.03%)
  • Austrian: 12 (0.03%)
  • Norwegian: 11 (0.03%)
  • French Canadian: 10 (0.03%)
  • Syrian: 10 (0.03%)
  • Scottish: 9 (0.02%)
  • British: 9 (0.02%)
  • Czech: 8 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Israeli: 6 (0.02%)
  • Welsh: 4 (0.01%)

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

Dominican Republic
West New York:

18.1% (5,956)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Cuba
West New York:

14.8% (4,870)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
West New York:

11.5% (3,799)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Colombia
West New York:

9.4% (3,082)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Ecuador
West New York:

7.0% (2,288)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
West New York:

6.9% (2,255)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
West New York:

6.4% (2,096)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
West New York:

3.2% (1,066)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

India
West New York:

3.2% (1,061)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
West New York:

2.5% (835)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

Venezuela
West New York:

2.3% (770)
New Jersey:

100.0% (-1)

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

  • This state: 13,748
  • Other state: 6,144
  • Northeast: 4,383
  • Midwest: 385
  • South: 912
  • West: 422

85.8% of West New York residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25.2% lived in New Jersey.


West New York:

85.8%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 778
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 473
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,365
  • 7th and 8th grade: 521
  • 9th grade: 575
  • 10th grade: 209
  • 11th grade: 303
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 415
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,432
  • Less than 1 year of college: 810
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,900
  • Associate degree: 845
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,068
  • Master's degree: 1,206
  • Professional school degree: 238
  • Doctorate degree: 241
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 724
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 684
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,098
  • 7th and 8th grade: 501
  • 9th grade: 634
  • 10th grade: 389
  • 11th grade: 214
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 447
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,633
  • Less than 1 year of college: 900
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,030
  • Associate degree: 843
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,292
  • Master's degree: 1,700
  • Professional school degree: 216
  • Doctorate degree: 150
Educational Attainment for Females
West New York marital status for males
West New York marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,056
  • One, attached: 670
  • Two: 3,362
  • 3 or 4: 2,341
  • 5 to 9: 2,279
  • 10 to 19: 2,741
  • 20 to 49: 3,369
  • 50 or more: 5,613
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Median worth of mobile homes: $207,401

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 2.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in West New York
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West New York, NJ
  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West New York, NJ
  • 70.8%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 5.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 125
Here:

3.2%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

0.4%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 508
Here:

19.7%
New Jersey:

25.2%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability