Cherry Hill, NJ

Cherry Hill profile

Living in Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 71,235 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 88.96% 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 (11.69%), sales jobs (11.33%), and office and administrative support (10.41%).

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.

Because of many things, Cherry Hill 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, Cherry Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cherry Hill 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.

For the size of the town, 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Cherry Hill, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Cherry Hill is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.83% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Cherry Hill in 2018 was $51,484, 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 $205,936 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 Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cherry Hill's cultural character, accounting for 17.26% of the town’s population.

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