East Hanover, NJ


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East Hanover is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,269 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East Hanover is the 184th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in East Hanover are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

East Hanover is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Hanover is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Hanover who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), sales jobs (12.83%), and management occupations (11.53%).

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

Despite being a small town, East Hanover has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of East Hanover citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.19% of adults in East Hanover have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in East Hanover in 2010 was $43,593, 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 $174,372 for a family of four.

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

In addition, East Hanover has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.73%).

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

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