Kendall Park, NJ


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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 85.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kendall Park is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kendall Park who work in office and administrative support (15.95%), management occupations (14.11%), and sales jobs (9.45%).

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.

Kendall Park 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, Kendall Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Kendall Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.18 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.

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.

The education level of Kendall Park ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Kendall Park, 46.55% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Kendall Park in 2010 was $40,918, 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 $163,672 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. Important ancestries of people in Kendall Park include German, Irish, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Kendall Park's cultural character, accounting for 23.68% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Kendall Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Other Asian languages.