Guttenberg, NJ
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Guttenberg is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,665 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Guttenberg is the 183rd largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Guttenberg 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Guttenberg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Guttenberg is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Guttenberg who work in office and administrative support (13.13%), personal care services (8.05%), and maintenance occupations (7.42%).

Also of interest is that Guttenberg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Guttenberg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Guttenberg, the average commute to work is 36.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

In Guttenberg, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Guttenberg is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Guttenberg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.07% of adults in Guttenberg have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Guttenberg in 2010 was $32,675, 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 $130,700 for a family of four. However, Guttenberg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Guttenberg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Guttenberg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Guttenberg, accounting for 69.35% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Guttenberg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Guttenberg include Irish, English, German, and French .

Guttenberg also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 56.40%.

The most common language spoken in Guttenberg is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.