Asbury is a tiny town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 267 people and just one neighborhood, Asbury is the 492nd largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Asbury 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Asbury isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Asbury are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Asbury is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Asbury who work in sales jobs (10.57%), business and financial occupations (9.76%) and legal occupations (9.76%).
Of important note, Asbury is also a town of artists. Asbury has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Asbury’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Asbury 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, Asbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Asbury 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Asbury has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Asbury has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Asbury than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Asbury may be for you.
One downside of living in Asbury is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Asbury, the average commute to work is 42.15 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Asbury does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.