Located within New Jersey, United States, the borough of Ship Bottom is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Ship Bottom is reasonably good for those who prefer quiet areas, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic. Parks are distributed sporadically, making it very hard to reach them.
In Ship Bottom, roughly three quarters of the dwellings are single detached homes, while duplexes are the main housing type in the rest of the housing stock. About 40% of properties in this borough were built pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s. This borough has a choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 85% of the population of this borough own their home and 15% are renters.
The nearest grocery store in this borough is usually only a very short walk away. Long Beach Boulevard is among the best streets for food stores. Moreover, a coffee shop is commonly just around the corner, and a limited number of restaurants can be found in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area as well. As far as education is concerned, residents will find that wherever their house is located in Ship Bottom, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, Ship Bottom does not have any high schools.
This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is very car friendly. It is very easy to come across a place to park. In contrast, Ship Bottom is not very convenient for walking as very few daily errands can be run without having to use a car.