Holmdel, NJ
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Living in Holmdel


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 90.90% 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 management occupations (14.90%), sales jobs (13.55%), and healthcare (11.03%).

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.

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 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, 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 35.51 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 town, Holmdel has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus 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 65.47% 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 $71,358, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $285,432 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.

Holmdel also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.10%.

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