West New York is a town located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New Jersey, United States.
West New York is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this town. Finding things to do is very easy in this town. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there are often a very large number of people around. West New York is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including River View Park and Memorial Park, making it easy to reach them from most locations in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The median year of construction for dwellings in West New York is 1967. In this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area, most of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. Renters occupy around 80% of the units in the town while the remainder are occupied by owners. This town also has a choice of housing sizes; properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Residents will find that no matter where their home is situated in West New York, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, property owners in this town will value that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, with 250-odd restaurants and cafes in West New York, there is typically a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. A great choice of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance.
Home buyers in West New York are provided with various options to travel without using a car. A majority of the houses for sale in this town are located in places that are especially suitable for walking; all common errands can be run on foot, and many businesses of different types can be found as well. West New York is transit friendly. More precisely, property owners are served by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most residences. On the other hand, traveling by car is at times difficult in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. Nevertheless, it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from anywhere in West New York.