Haworth is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,448 people and just one neighborhood, Haworth is the 376th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Haworth home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Haworth real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Haworth is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 92.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Haworth is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haworth who work in management occupations (17.16%), sales jobs (16.27%) and healthcare (9.05%).
Of important note, Haworth is also a borough of artists. Haworth has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Haworth’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Haworth telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.69% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 addition, Haworth 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.
Haworth 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, Haworth’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Haworth, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Haworth is a smaller borough, 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.