Englishtown, NJ

Englishtown profile

Living in Englishtown

Englishtown is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,912 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Englishtown is the 439th largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some boroughs, Englishtown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Englishtown are a mix of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (16.91%), office and administrative support (11.73%), and teaching (9.87%).

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Englishtown, the average commute to work is 37.32 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.

Even though Englishtown is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The overall education level of Englishtown is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.63% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Englishtown in 2018 was $38,289, 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 $153,156 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. Englishtown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.71% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Englishtown include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and Swedish.

In addition, Englishtown has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.37%).

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