Kendall Park, NJ

Kendall Park profile

Living in Kendall Park

Kendall Park is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,715 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Kendall Park is the 215th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Kendall Park are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Kendall Park is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kendall Park is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kendall Park who work in business and financial occupations (13.90%), computer science and math (11.63%), and management occupations (10.97%).

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

Because of many things, Kendall Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kendall Park 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, Kendall Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kendall Park’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Kendall Park is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Kendall Park, the average commute to work is 36.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Kendall Park is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

If knowledge is power, Kendall Park is a pretty powerful place. 58.24% of the adults in Kendall Park have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Kendall Park in 2018 was $51,623, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $206,492 for a family of four.

Kendall Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kendall Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kendall Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Kendall Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kendall Park include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and Hungarian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Kendall Park's cultural character, accounting for 31.04% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Kendall Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.