Gillette is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,663 people and just one neighborhood, Gillette is the 302nd largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Gillette 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
Gillette is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gillette is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gillette who work in management occupations (12.56%), sales jobs (12.40%) and office and administrative support (12.25%).
Also of interest is that Gillette has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Gillette 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.
Overall, Gillette’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
In Gillette, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Gillette is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.