Cherry Hill is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 71,341 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Cherry Hill is the 11th largest community in New Jersey.
Cherry Hill is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cherry Hill is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherry Hill who work in management occupations (13.13%), sales jobs (12.07%), and office and administrative support (11.75%).
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.
Cherry Hill 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 town’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, Cherry Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Cherry Hill is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Cherry Hill area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
If knowledge is power, Cherry Hill is a pretty powerful place. 54.58% 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 2010 was $45,545, 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 $182,180 for a family of four.
Cherry Hill is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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, German, Polish, and English.
In addition, Cherry Hill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.29%).
The most common language spoken in Cherry Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.