University Heights 61 Below average
University Heights Livability #3 ranked neighborhood in Newark#12 ranked neighborhood in New JerseyRanks better than 25% of areas
A+ University Heights Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D+ University Heights Cost of Living Cost of living is 16% lower than New Jersey
University Heights
1033% more expensive than the US average
11212% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
University Heights cost of living
F University Heights Crime Total crime is 117% higher than New Jersey
Total crime
3,50636% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2936% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-14%Year over year crime is down
University Heights crime
F University Heights Employment Household income is 51% lower than New Jersey
Median household income
$36,35034% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$16,88243% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
8%70% higher than the US average
University Heights employment
C+ University Heights Housing Home value is 54% lower than New Jersey
Median home value
$146,37021% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$9104% lower than the US average
Home ownership
28%56% lower than the US average
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F University Heights Schools HS graduation rate is 7% lower than New Jersey
High school grad. rates
81%3% lower than the US average
School test scores
39%21% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Newark K-12 schools
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      University Heights transportation information

      StatisticUniversity HeightsNewarkNew Jersey
      Average one way commuten/a35min31min
      Workers who drive to work50.5%49.9%71.7%
      Workers who carpool5.2%12.3%8.1%
      Workers who take public transit27.4%26.5%11.2%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.3%0.3%
      Workers who walk11.4%8.0%3.0%
      Working from home2.3%1.7%4.1%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)01 (3)3
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)02 (7)6

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      Source: The University Heights, Newark, NJ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).