Holmdel is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 16,730 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Holmdel is the 115th largest community in New Jersey.
Holmdel home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Holmdel real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Holmdel is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Holmdel is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holmdel who work in sales jobs (13.64%), management occupations (13.11%), and healthcare (11.29%).
Also of interest is that Holmdel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Holmdel 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 town’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, Holmdel’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Holmdel, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.86 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 Holmdel, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Holmdel is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Holmdel. 63.80% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Holmdel in 2018 was $75,296, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $301,184 for a family of four.
Holmdel is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Holmdel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holmdel residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Holmdel include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Holmdel's cultural character, accounting for 22.20% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Holmdel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.