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Iselin, NJ
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Living in Iselin


Iselin is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 20,088 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Iselin is the 99th largest community in New Jersey.

Iselin is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Iselin is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Iselin who work in management occupations (14.02%), office and administrative support (12.31%), and computer science and math (10.81%).

Also of interest is that Iselin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Iselin, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.27 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Iselin is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Iselin, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Iselin. 50.12% 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 Iselin in 2018 was $43,925, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $175,700 for a family of four.

Iselin is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Iselin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Iselin residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Iselin include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and Portuguese.

In addition, Iselin has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (48.65%).

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