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Holmdel, NJ
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Living in Holmdel

Holmdel is a medium-sized township located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 17,384 people and three associated neighborhoods, Holmdel is the 113th 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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 21.14% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Holmdel is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Holmdel 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 township’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Holmdel has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 32.80 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.

Despite being a small township, Holmdel has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Holmdel, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Holmdel is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.94% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Holmdel in 2018 was $88,126, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $352,504 for a family of four.

Holmdel is a very ethnically-diverse township. 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.

Holmdel also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.66%.

The most common language spoken in Holmdel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.