Bayville, NJ

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Living in Bayville

Bayville is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 21,260 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Bayville is the 93rd largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bayville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bayville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bayville who work in sales jobs (14.63%), office and administrative support (10.94%), and management occupations (8.44%).

Because of many things, Bayville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bayville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bayville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bayville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about Bayville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Bayville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.10 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Bayville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.40% of adults in Bayville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bayville in 2018 was $38,692, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $154,768 for a family of four. However, Bayville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bayville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bayville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bayville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Bayville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.19% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bayville include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Bayville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.