Cherry Hill, NJ

Cherry Hill profile

Living in Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is a larger medium-sized township located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 74,553 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Cherry Hill is the ninth largest community in New Jersey.

Cherry Hill is a decidedly white-collar township, with fully 87.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cherry Hill is a township of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherry Hill who work in office and administrative support (11.89%), management occupations (11.45%), and sales jobs (9.96%).

Also of interest is that Cherry Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Cherry Hill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

For the size of the township, public transportation in Cherry Hill is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Cherry Hill, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

If knowledge is power, Cherry Hill is a pretty powerful place. 52.31% of the adults in Cherry Hill 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 Cherry Hill in 2018 was $50,440, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $201,760 for a family of four.

Cherry Hill is a very ethnically-diverse township. The people who call Cherry Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cherry Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cherry Hill include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

In addition, Cherry Hill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.89%).

The most common language spoken in Cherry Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.