Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District) neighborhood in Plainfield, New Jersey (NJ), 07060 detailed profile



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Area: 0.213 square miles

Population: 1,640

Population density:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

7,684 people per square mile
Plainfield:

8,332 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield, NJ neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield, NJ
Races in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield neighborhood in NJ
Household income distribution in 2013 in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield neighborhood in NJ
Median household income in 2013:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

$62,876
Plainfield:

$51,628

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield neighborhood in NJ

Median rent in 2013:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

$878
Plainfield:

$1,021

Zip codes: 07060.

Males:

881
Females:

759
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

35.8 years
Whole city:

31.9 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

42.2 years
Whole city:

35.4 years

Average household size:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

2.7 people
Plainfield:

3.5 people

Percentage of family households:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

39.2%
Plainfield:

55.9%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

23.1%
Plainfield:

34.1%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

8.6%
Plainfield:

12.2%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

18.9%
Plainfield:

13.2%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

27.0%
Plainfield:

27.4%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

23.0%
city:

22.3%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

21.5%
Plainfield:

22.6%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

43.3%
Plainfield:

40.3%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

28.0%
Plainfield:

18.2%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

3.3%
city:

2.0%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

24.5%
Plainfield:

39.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 10
  • 4 rooms: 25
  • 5 rooms: 22
  • 6 rooms: 39
  • 7 rooms: 40
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9+ rooms: 57

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 234
  • 4 rooms: 63
  • 5 rooms: 277
  • 6 rooms: 28
  • 7 rooms: 6
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9+ rooms: 7

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 15
  • 3 bedrooms: 79
  • 4 bedrooms: 52
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 262
  • 2 bedrooms: 173
  • 3 bedrooms: 71
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

2.1
Plainfield:

2.0

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

1.3
city:

1.0

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

58.7%
Plainfield:

79.7%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2010 (27.7% of all units):
    Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

    $250,017
    Plainfield:

    $301,538

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2010 (21.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $342,642
    Plainfield:

    $243,958

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 8
  • 2000 to 2004: 25
  • 1990 to 1999: 37
  • 1980 to 1989: 112
  • 1970 to 1979: 25
  • 1960 to 1969: 194
  • 1950 to 1959: 130
  • 1940 to 1949: 42
  • 1939 or earlier: 220

City-data.com crime index for city in 2013 (higher means more crime):
City:

377.0
U.S. average:

244.1

Mode of transportation to work in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield, NJ
Time Leaving Home for Work in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield neighborhood in NJ
Commute time to work in Van Wyck Brooks in Plainfield neighborhood in NJ

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    6.2%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    24.9%
    city:

    24.4%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    9.0%
    city:

    13.4%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    28.3%
    city:

    14.1%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    13.0%
    city:

    11.2%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    11.6%
    city:

    6.8%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    6.8%
    city:

    8.5%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    1.1%
    city:

    3.9%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    2.8%
    city:

    4.8%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    1.5%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of females in life, physical, and social science occupations:
    Here:

    1.9%
    city:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    10.8%
    city:

    4.5%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    9.5%
    city:

    7.0%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    4.2%
    city:

    4.2%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    18.1%
    city:

    25.2%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    35.0%
    city:

    32.0%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    7.4%
    city:

    8.4%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    6.6%
    city:

    4.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

    11.3%
    Plainfield:

    18.6%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

    5.0%
    Plainfield:

    5.1%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

    4.9%
    Plainfield:

    0.7%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

    50.3%
    Plainfield:

    8.8%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

18.4%
Plainfield:

23.6%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

1993
Plainfield:

1998

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

2009
Plainfield:

2009

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
Van Wyck Brooks (Van Wyck Brooks Historic District):

85.9%
Plainfield:

80.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Roads and streets:

W 8th St

Length: 0.62 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 100 to 599

Stelle Ave

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 599

Randolph Rd

Length: 0.50 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 200 to 599

Madison Ave

Length: 0.47 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 999

Central Ave

Length: 0.41 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 999

Kenyon Ave

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 900 to 999

Field Ave

Length: 0.30 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 999

W 9th St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 116 to 399

Plainfield Ave

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 999

Arlington Ave

Length: 0.17 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 999

College Pl

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 800 to 899

Beechwood Ct

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 900 to 999
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