Cherry Hill is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 71,468 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 90.40% 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 sales jobs (12.87%), management occupations (12.62%), and office and administrative support (11.26%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cherry Hill 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, Cherry Hill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cherry Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Cherry Hill use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Cherry Hill‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
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 55.03% 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 2010 was $47,145, 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 $188,580 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.
Cherry Hill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.29%.
The most common language spoken in Cherry Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.