Brielle is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,759 people and just one neighborhood, Brielle is the 328th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Brielle home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Brielle real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Brielle is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 90.50% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Brielle is a borough of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brielle who work in sales jobs (16.88%), management occupations (14.54%) and healthcare (11.93%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.10% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Brielle is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Brielle is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Brielle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Even though Brielle is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.