Glen Rock is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,901 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Glen Rock is the 175th largest community in New Jersey.
Glen Rock home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Glen Rock real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Glen Rock is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 93.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Rock is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Rock who work in management occupations (16.48%), sales jobs (16.05%) and business and financial occupations (11.15%).
Of important note, Glen Rock is also a borough of artists. Glen Rock has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Glen Rock’s character.
Also of interest is that Glen Rock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Glen Rock is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Glen Rock is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Glen Rock’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Glen Rock is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Glen Rock, the average commute to work is 31.09 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.
Despite being a small borough, Glen Rock has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Glen Rock, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Glen Rock is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.23% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Glen Rock in 2010 was $63,901, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $255,604 for a family of four.
Glen Rock is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Glen Rock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Glen Rock residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Glen Rock include Irish, Italian, German, Russian, English and European.
The languages spoken by people in Glen Rock are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Glen Rock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and Korean.
|GLEN ROCK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,730|
|GLEN ROCK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.55%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.45%|
|TYPE OF GLEN ROCK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||94.92%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.73%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.65%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.70%|
|SIZE OF GLEN ROCK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||11.69%|
|AGE OF GLEN ROCK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.78%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||6.56%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||55.19%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||33.48%|
|GLEN ROCK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$650,643|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,764|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.67%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||0.29%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||2.57%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||6.83%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||18.65%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||51.45%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||13.62%|
|PEOPLE OF GLEN ROCK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.47%|
|5 TO 17||23.71%|
|18 TO 24||6.86%|
|25 TO 34||5.85%|
|35 TO 54||32.44%|
|55 TO 64||13.38%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||12.29%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.51%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$154,615|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$63,901|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (15.79%)
Information Technology (3.95%)
Public Service (2.11%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.65%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.22%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.73%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.66%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (24.29%)
Eastern European (2.58%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.90%)
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