Guttenberg, NJ


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Living in Guttenberg

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.

Guttenberg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.80%), sales jobs (9.92%), and personal care services (8.93%).

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.34 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Even though Guttenberg is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

In terms of college education, Guttenberg is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.96% of adults in Guttenberg have a college degree.

The per capita income in Guttenberg in 2010 was $31,860, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,440 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 68.21% 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 Polish.

Guttenberg also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 57.99%.

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