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Apartments for rent in West Long Branch, NJ

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West Long Branch Local Guide

See what West Long Branch, NJ has to offer.

Who Lives Here

West Long Branch Demographics

Education

High School

33%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

25%

Master's

16%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

39%

3 people

22%

4 people

24%

5 people

11%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

24%

50-100k

22%

100-150k

22%

150-200k

10%

200k+

22%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

23%

20-45

27%

45-65

24%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in West Long Branch?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around West Long Branch

West Long Branch Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

36%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

17%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5151

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Percentage: 4747

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In West Long Branch

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 17% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 77% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 28% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 85% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 38% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? West Long Branch is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about West Long Branch.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 88% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 38% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 69% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 29% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 75% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 55% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

West Long Branch Features

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 6 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 6 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 4 of 6 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 6 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 6 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 6 of 6 renters

West Long Branch Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in West Long Branch

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in West Long Branch, NJ

West Long Branch, a small town in New Jersey, has a population of slightly less than 8,000. Young adults (15-24) make up a larger portion of the population here (27%) than nationally (14%), meaning they will find no shortage of opportunities, while young professionals are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 37, is younger than most cities in New Jersey. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 74% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,477/month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,272.

With an average commute time of about 26 minutes, quicker than most cities in New Jersey, West Long Branch residents know that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 40% of residents, while public transit is not used extensively. A small percentage of residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number exceeds the national average.

West Long Branch has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Additionally, 12% have earned a Bachelor's degree. Many West Long Branch residents work in one of three industries: education, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 23% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of nearly $110,000, West Long Branch workers earn more than the average New Jersey resident. West Long Branch's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).