Far Hills is a tiny borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 926 people and just one neighborhood, Far Hills is the 472nd largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Far Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Far Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Far Hills is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 89.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Far Hills is a borough of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Far Hills who work in management occupations (23.99%), sales jobs (16.58%) and office and administrative support (8.47%).
Also of interest is that Far Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Far Hills is also a borough of artists. Far Hills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Far Hills’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Far Hills 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, Far Hills 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, Far Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Far Hills 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.
Even though Far Hills is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.