Located within New Jersey, United States, the borough of Wharton is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The character of Wharton is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is quiet, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - although that is not the case near Interstate 80 or one of the railway lines. Finally, the majority of locations within the borough have fairly good access to public green spaces, like Conciadi Park, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out and getting to a park is sometimes challenging from a large number of houses for sale.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing around 40% of the dwellings in Wharton, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area happened prior to the 1960s. This borough offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 55% of the population of this borough own their home and 45% are renters.
A grocery store is usually accessible within a rather short walk from most homes for sale in Wharton. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes can be found as well. In terms of education, home buyers will value the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of houses for sale in this borough. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
A car is an excellent transportation option in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 80. On the other hand, the public transit service in Wharton is fairly poor. Nevertheless, property owners are served by a few bus lines, and it is convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area are located in places that are not very suitable for walking since carrying out daily needs is at times difficult on foot.