One Asbury Park

One Asbury Park

The  West Side Choice Neighborhood is at a pivotal point. Results from the recent surveys administered by Interfaith Neighbors and Monmouth University show that community is experiencing positive growth, and residents are eager to contribute to the momentum. While  there still are many challenges, residents report feeling more optimistic about the current and future state of their neighborhood.

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of residents report living in the neighborhood to be near friends or family*
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of residents reported speaking regularly, for five or more minutes, with at least four neighbors*

                                               

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of respondents want to 'be involved to make my neighborhood safer'
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of residents feel that the community will 'improve a lot' or 'improve some' over the next three years*

*Data gathered from Interfaith Neighbors West Side Neighborhood Resident Surveys in 2008, 2012, and 2016 through a Wells Fargo Regional Foundation Planning Grant

Community Growth

Community Growth

West Side residents have reported increasing satisfaction with the community over time.

*Data gathered from Interfaith Neighbors West Side Neighborhood Resident Surveys in 2008, 2012, and 2016 through a Wells Fargo Regional Foundation Planning Grant

Communication

Communication

Residents are often unaware or lacking information regarding the many community programs available to them.

Survey result of listed programs and services, ranked from most highly used to least:

                                               

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...of respondents were aware but not participating in, or unaware of the community organizations currently operating in Asbury Park listed in the survey.

Local Churches
One Stop Employment
Kula Cafe
Board of Social Services
Boys and Girls Club
Asbury Park Senior Center
Recreation Department
Prevention First
Mercy Center
Brookdale Community College
Interfaith Neighbors
Adult Protective Services
Covenant House

The most common methods for receiving information about the community:

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Word of Mouth
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Places of Worship
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Newsletters + Community Spaces

The least common methods for receiving information about the community:

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Robocalls/Texts
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City Website
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Social Media