Englewood, NJ

Englewood profile

Living in Englewood

Englewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 28,402 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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.30%), management occupations (11.94%), and sales jobs (11.42%).

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 33.13 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.

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: 43.85% 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 2018 was $48,732, 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 $194,928 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 27.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include Jamaican, Italian, Polish, Irish, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Englewood's cultural character, accounting for 35.08% of the city’s population.

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