Frenchtown is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,394 people and just one neighborhood, Frenchtown is the 459th largest community in New Jersey. Frenchtown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Frenchtown 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs, Frenchtown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Frenchtown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Frenchtown is a borough of managers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Frenchtown who work in management occupations (16.82%), business and financial occupations (10.21%) and art, media, and design (8.58%).
Of important note, Frenchtown is also a borough of artists. Frenchtown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Frenchtown’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.69% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In Frenchtown, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.86 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.