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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $364,606 (it was $168,900 in 2000)
West New York:

$364,606
New Jersey:

$348,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $248,954 - $534,927

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $360,599
Here:

$360,599
State:

$433,865

Townhouses or other attached units: $639,535
Here:

$639,535
State:

$299,752

In 2-unit structures: $340,298
Here:

$340,298
State:

$377,644

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $765,123
Here:

$765,123
State:

$336,923

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $358,944
Here:

$358,944
State:

$336,746

West New York,NJ index of house prices

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

Houses: 21,573 (20,223 occupied: 4,086 owner occupied, 16,182 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

80%
State:

37%

Housing density: 21,209 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $237,640.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,284 (lower quartile is $894, upper quartile is $1,760)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,432


Median gross rent in West New York, NJ in 2019: $1,354

Housing units in West New York with a mortgage: 2,509 (27 second mortgage, 126 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,572

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $105,082

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $80,371

Median monthly housing costs: $1,417

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West New York, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1950

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 52,846
  • Male householders: 11,362 (2,350 living alone), Female householders: 8,877 (2,924 living alone)
  • 7,764 spouses (7,665 opposite-sex spouses), 1,383 unmarried partners, (1,259 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 13,693 children (12,883 natural, 32 adopted, 913 stepchildren), 1,213 grandchildren, 990 brothers or sisters, 1,396 parents, 40 foster children, 1,454 other relatives, 4,563 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 10

Size of family households: 5,109 2-persons, 3,228 3-persons, 2,147 4-persons, 1,363 5-persons, 594 6-persons, 358 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,148 1-person, 1,481 2-persons, 241 3-persons, 121 4-persons, 116 5-persons, 44 6-persons.

5,454 married couples with children.
3,408 single-parent households (975 men, 2,433 women).

17.1% of residents of West New York speak English at home.
74.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
3.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 33,294 (63.0%)
(44.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

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
  • 196no bedroom
  • 9301 bedroom
  • 1,5632 bedrooms
  • 1,0003 bedrooms
  • 2394 bedrooms
  • 1115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • 1,456no bedroom
  • 5,0631 bedroom
  • 6,8992 bedrooms
  • 2,4423 bedrooms
  • 1904 bedrooms
  • 605+ 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
  • 534no vehicle
  • 2,4001 vehicle
  • 8262 vehicles
  • 1283 vehicles
  • 1224 vehicles
  • 195+ 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
  • 7,604no vehicle
  • 6,4041 vehicle
  • 1,7052 vehicles
  • 2823 vehicles
  • 454 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
  • 991 room
  • 3112 rooms
  • 7783 rooms
  • 1,0104 rooms
  • 8135 rooms
  • 5206 rooms
  • 1777 rooms
  • 678 rooms
  • 2609+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in West New York, New Jersey
  • 1,3501 room
  • 8862 rooms
  • 4,3583 rooms
  • 6,5484 rooms
  • 2,3265 rooms
  • 7506 rooms
  • 897 rooms
  • 668 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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
  • West New York, NJ household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in West New York, NJ in 2019
  • 1,115Less than $10,000
  • 2,209$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,676$20,000 to $29,999
  • 1,671$30,000 to $39,999
  • 1,617$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,288$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,411$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,659$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,784$100,000 to $124,999
  • 886$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,192$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,340$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in West New York, NJ

  • Distribution of house value in West New York, NJ in 2019
  • 70Less than $10,000
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 9$80,000 to $89,999
  • 128$100,000 to $124,999
  • 49$125,000 to $149,999
  • 217$150,000 to $174,999
  • 118$175,000 to $199,999
  • 712$200,000 to $249,999
  • 392$250,000 to $299,999
  • 795$300,000 to $399,999
  • 525$400,000 to $499,999
  • 794$500,000 to $749,999
  • 201$750,000 to $999,999
  • 21$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 21$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in West New York, NJ

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in West New York, NJ in 2019
  • 40Less than $100
  • 38$100 to $149
  • 159$150 to $199
  • 461$200 to $249
  • 161$250 to $299
  • 244$300 to $349
  • 162$350 to $399
  • 423$400 to $449
  • 316$450 to $499
  • 270$500 to $549
  • 282$550 to $599
  • 342$600 to $649
  • 349$650 to $699
  • 189$700 to $749
  • 240$750 to $799
  • 440$800 to $899
  • 1,093$900 to $999
  • 2,763$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,699$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,261$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,287$2,000 to $2,499
  • 779$2,500 to $2,999
  • 530$3,000 to $3,499
  • 375$3,500 or more
  • 100No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 42.4%
Number of people working at home: 785 (2.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 168
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 982
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,105
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,654
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,491
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,045
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,084
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 781
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,795
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 5,424
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,934
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,267
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - West New York

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,924 (40.3%)
  • Carpooled: 838 (8.6%)
  • Bus: 1,809 (18.6%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 221 (2.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 58 (0.6%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 71 (0.7%)
  • Ferryboat: 20 (0.2%)
  • Taxi: 49 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 2,053 (21.1%)
  • Worked at home: 649 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.0%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 7.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.5%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 14.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 5.8%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
  • 9,0292010 or later
  • 9,7692000 to 2009
  • 6,0851990 to 1999
  • 8,5261980 to 1989
  • 3,9991970 to 1979
  • 4,312Before 1970
Ancestries in West New York, NJ

First ancestries reported:

  • Italian: 672 (1.7%)
  • American: 545 (1.4%)
  • Irish: 405 (1.0%)
  • German: 202 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 186 (0.5%)
  • Ugandan: 177 (0.5%)
  • Turkish: 154 (0.4%)
  • Brazilian: 123 (0.3%)
  • Haitian: 123 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 104 (0.3%)
  • African: 89 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 85 (0.2%)
  • Dutch: 84 (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 74 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 65 (0.2%)
  • Macedonian: 56 (0.1%)
  • Senegalese: 55 (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 53 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 53 (0.1%)
  • Moroccan: 50 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 49 (0.1%)
  • European: 49 (0.1%)
  • Arab: 47 (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 43 (0.1%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 41 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 40 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 39 (0.10%)
  • Jamaican: 36 (0.09%)
  • Lebanese: 35 (0.09%)
  • French: 34 (0.09%)
  • Greek: 25 (0.06%)
  • Jordanian: 23 (0.06%)
  • Egyptian: 23 (0.06%)
  • Ghanaian: 21 (0.05%)
  • Scottish: 21 (0.05%)
  • Canadian: 20 (0.05%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 20 (0.05%)
  • Croatian: 20 (0.05%)
  • English: 15 (0.04%)
  • New Zealander: 15 (0.04%)
  • Albanian: 12 (0.03%)
  • Israeli: 10 (0.03%)
  • Czech: 8 (0.02%)
  • South African: 7 (0.02%)
  • Lithuanian: 7 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Norwegian: 4 (0.01%)

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

Dominican Republic
West New York:

17.4% (5,713)
New Jersey:

8.8% (175,598)

Cuba
West New York:

13.7% (4,490)
New Jersey:

2.2% (43,917)

El Salvador
West New York:

10.3% (3,377)
New Jersey:

2.4% (47,380)

Mexico
West New York:

10.1% (3,317)
New Jersey:

5.5% (110,192)

Ecuador
West New York:

9.3% (3,051)
New Jersey:

4.0% (80,595)

Colombia
West New York:

9.0% (2,965)
New Jersey:

4.1% (81,975)

Honduras
West New York:

5.1% (1,663)
New Jersey:

1.7% (33,367)

Guatemala
West New York:

5.0% (1,655)
New Jersey:

2.3% (45,829)

Venezuela
West New York:

3.2% (1,044)
New Jersey:

0.4% (8,640)

India
West New York:

2.3% (759)
New Jersey:

12.9% (256,046)

Peru
West New York:

2.1% (691)
New Jersey:

3.0% (59,609)

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

  • This state: 12,825
  • Other state: 5,722
  • Northeast: 4,543
  • Midwest: 389
  • South: 645
  • West: 195

88.8% of West New York residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39.1% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31.7% lived in New Jersey.


West New York:

88.8%
State average:

89.8%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 586
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 636
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,293
  • 7th and 8th grade: 581
  • 9th grade: 264
  • 10th grade: 352
  • 11th grade: 295
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 403
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,073
  • Less than 1 year of college: 610
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,970
  • Associate degree: 686
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,477
  • Master's degree: 1,693
  • Professional school degree: 331
  • Doctorate degree: 330
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 655
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 791
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,497
  • 7th and 8th grade: 623
  • 9th grade: 631
  • 10th grade: 159
  • 11th grade: 253
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 440
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,504
  • Less than 1 year of college: 638
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,372
  • Associate degree: 963
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,238
  • Master's degree: 1,748
  • Professional school degree: 207
  • Doctorate degree: 325
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: 717
  • Two: 3,198
  • 3 or 4: 2,159
  • 5 to 9: 2,455
  • 10 to 19: 2,796
  • 20 to 49: 3,639
  • 50 or more: 5,790

Median worth of mobile homes: $260,855

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 3.4%

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
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West New York, NJ
  • 70.7%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Electricity
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 321
Here:

7.0%
New Jersey:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

12.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 333
Here:

18.0%
New Jersey:

26.8%
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