Hewitt is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,121 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hewitt is the 222nd largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns, Hewitt isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hewitt are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hewitt is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hewitt who work in office and administrative support (15.83%), management occupations (12.37%), and sales jobs (11.05%).
Also of interest is that Hewitt has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Hewitt is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hewitt a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hewitt has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hewitt’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Hewitt, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 42.06 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.
In Hewitt, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Hewitt is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Hewitt 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: 31.90% of adults in Hewitt have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hewitt in 2018 was $45,647, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $182,588 for a family of four.
Hewitt is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hewitt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hewitt residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hewitt include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hewitt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.