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Living in University Heights Newark

University Heights is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Newark with 9,983 residents.

University Heights has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Seventh Avenue, Newark Central Business District, Springfield - Belmont, Lower Roseville, Fairmount, Mount Pleasant - Lower Broadway and South Broad Street.

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Walk Score of University Heights, Newark, NJ

University Heights is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Goodyear Tire, Newark, NJ

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Science Park High School

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in University Heights Newark.

University Heights is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Newark with a Walk Score of 89.

Find apartments in Newark's most walkable neighborhoods: Newark Central Business District, North Ironbound and University Heights.

University Heights Newark Apartments for Rent

University Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare University Heights to other Newark neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Newark Central Business District 97 92 53 4,206
2 North Ironbound 91 70 51 41,269
3 University Heights 89 82 57 9,983
4 Seventh Avenue 88 77 51 10,996
5 South Ironbound 88 67 50 5,447

Eating & Drinking

There are about 159 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in University Heights.

People in University Heights can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Rutgers University Newark CampusLocated in #UniversityHeights Newark, the Rutgers Cook campus is situated right on University Avenue and has been educating people from New Jersey and across the globe for over 100 years.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Rutgers University Newark Campus

Transit Score of University Heights, Newark, NJ

University Heights has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find University Heights Newark apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

University Heights has excellent public transportation and about 12 bus, 3 rail and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from University Heights on public transit.

Bike Score of University Heights, Newark, NJ

University Heights is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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New Jersey Institute of Technology

Photo of Rutgers University-Newark in University Heights, Newark

Rutgers University-Newark

thumbnail for Saint Michaels Medical CenterSaint Michael's Medical Center is a 357-bed regional tertiary care, teaching, and research center in the heart of #UniversityHeights in Newark.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Saint Michaels Medical Center

thumbnail for Al's CheesesteaksAl's Cheesesteaks is a Newark favorite. Located in the #UniversityHeights section of Newark, New Jersey, this cheesesteak joint is a great location for college students, Newark residents and those working in Newark's financial district.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Al's Cheesesteaks

thumbnail for Goodyear Tire, Newark, NJGoodyear Tire in the Ironbound District of Newark is a popular and reliable destination for Newark residents needing both vehicle repairs as well as tune-ups. Located right on Market Street, Goodyear Tire is in the heart of the Ironbound District, in close proximity to many of the shopping and eating establishments set up throughout the area.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Goodyear Tire, Newark, NJ

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