Englewood, NJ


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Englewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 28,539 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.

Englewood is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Englewood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood who work in management occupations (12.55%), sales jobs (11.88%), and office and administrative support (10.99%).

Of important note, Englewood is also a city of artists. Englewood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Englewood’s character.

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.

In Englewood, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.88 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Englewood use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Englewood‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

Englewood is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.89% of adults in Englewood have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Englewood in 2010 was $45,506, 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 $182,024 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 21.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include Italian, German, Irish, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Englewood's cultural character, accounting for 32.19% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Englewood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.