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Downtown
  • Neighborhood in Newark, NJ

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade D minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Downtown is a neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey with a population of 8,453. Downtown is in Essex County. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Downtown...
Population
8,453

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$260,568
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,085
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    93%
  • Own
    7%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$34,294
National
$62,843
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    28%
    national  12%

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