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Pennington is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,605 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pennington is the 404th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Pennington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Housing costs in Pennington are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Pennington is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 97.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pennington is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pennington who work in management occupations (18.93%), teaching (14.06%) and business and financial occupations (12.94%).
Also of interest is that Pennington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Pennington has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Of important note, Pennington is also a borough of artists. Pennington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pennington’s character.
In addition, Pennington is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Pennington is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pennington really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pennington perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Pennington is a pretty powerful place. 72.12% of the adults in Pennington have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Pennington in 2010 was $60,545, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $242,180 for a family of four. However, Pennington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pennington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pennington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pennington include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Pennington is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,031|
|PENNINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||77.24%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||22.76%|
|TYPE OF PENNINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||71.79%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||11.97%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.10%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.14%|
|SIZE OF PENNINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.26%|
|AGE OF PENNINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.27%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||32.10%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.29%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||34.34%|
|PENNINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$401,741|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,162|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $43,000||0.74%|
|$43,001 - $87,000||0.00%|
|$87,001 - $173,000||4.44%|
|$173,001 - $260,000||9.99%|
|$260,001 - $347,000||15.41%|
|$347,001 - $434,000||14.55%|
|$434,001 - $651,000||39.95%|
|$651,001 - $867,000||14.43%|
|PEOPLE OF PENNINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.03%|
|5 TO 17||21.35%|
|18 TO 24||4.53%|
|25 TO 34||5.26%|
|35 TO 54||30.75%|
|55 TO 64||15.28%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.79%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||99.10%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$113,077|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$60,545|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.95%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (21.09%)
Public Service (11.50%)
Real estate (5.99%)
Information Technology (2.32%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.82%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.08%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.01%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.43%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.72%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.59%)
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