West New York, NJ Overview

The densely populated, vibrant town of West New York is situated on the majestic palisades of the Hudson River.  This colorful and active community is well known for its charming, eclectic shopping corridor along Bergenline Avenue, the “Miracle Mile of Shopping.”  Transportation efficiencies include easy access to the New Jersey Turnpike as well as bus and train service to New York City from West New York.  Recreational programs and facilities are diverse, including summer programs, local parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, league sports, tennis courts, swimming pools, a community center, golf courses, and nearby county parks.


Population Growth (since 2000)13 %
Population Density (ppl / mile)51,168.00
Household Size (ppl)2.648
Households w/ Children29 %

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover15 %
5+ Years in Residency16 %
Median Year in Residency2.04

Housing Inventory

West New York, NJ Housing Inventory 1,0744,21815,24515,2451,0744,21815,245

Market Overview

198 listings with an estimated median price of $629,000

$100K - 200K21
$200K - 300K26
$300K - 400K4
$400K - 500K21
$500K - 600K22
$600K - 700K17
$700K - 800K20
$800K - 900K9
$900K - 1M28
$1M - Max30
Property TypeCount
Single Family6
Multi Family15

(Data as of 3/26/2019)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

West New York, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 51,554


Median Age: 36.94

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

West New York, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

West New York, NJ Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

West New York, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

West New York, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 7,2143,4199,2773,0435,9211,5195,4947,2143,4199,2773,043

Employment and Finance


West New York, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $48,961)

West New York, NJ Income by dollar range 1,7601,1721,1151,1031,1199919738318431,1912,0082,3101,2109311,07333646038

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.



The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

West New York, NJ Crime

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