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    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade D minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
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West Side is a neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey with a population of 17,307. West Side is in Essex County. Living in West Side offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Side there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in West Side and residents tend to be liberal.

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About West Side...
Population
17,307

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$200,931
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,283
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    72%
  • Own
    28%
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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 B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$36,910
National
$62,843
Families with Children
34%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  12%

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