Englewood Cliffs is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,385 people and just one neighborhood, Englewood Cliffs is the 309th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Englewood Cliffs home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Englewood Cliffs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Englewood Cliffs is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 94.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Englewood Cliffs is a borough of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood Cliffs who work in management occupations (26.43%), sales jobs (16.63%) and business and financial occupations (9.18%).
Also of interest is that Englewood Cliffs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Englewood Cliffs is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Englewood Cliffs is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Englewood Cliffs really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Englewood Cliffs perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Englewood Cliffs is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Englewood Cliffs, the average commute to work is 32.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Englewood Cliffs, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Englewood Cliffs is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.