Englishtown, NJ


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Living in Englishtown

Englishtown is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,955 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Englishtown is the 439th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Englishtown 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.

Englishtown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Englishtown is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Englishtown who work in office and administrative support (16.51%), sales jobs (13.32%), and healthcare (7.69%).

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

One downside of living in Englishtown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.38 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

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

In terms of college education, Englishtown is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.53% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Englishtown in 2010 was $32,528, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,112 for a family of four. However, Englishtown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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