Englewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 28,624 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Englewood is the 66th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Englewood 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Englewood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Englewood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood who work in office and administrative support (12.15%), sales jobs (11.63%), and management occupations (11.38%).
Also of interest is that Englewood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Englewood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Englewood, the average commute to work is 33.76 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Englewood is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Englewood area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The citizens of Englewood are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.78% of adults in Englewood have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Englewood in 2010 was $48,356, 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 $193,424 for a family of four. However, Englewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Englewood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Englewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Englewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Englewood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include Jamaican, Italian, Polish, Irish, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Englewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.