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Kendall Park, NJ
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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 9,989 people and four associated neighborhoods, Kendall Park is the 198th 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.

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 18.97% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

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.

In Kendall Park, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.16 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.

In Kendall Park, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Kendall Park is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Kendall Park. 55.92% 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 Kendall Park in 2018 was $64,129, 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 $256,516 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 14.44% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kendall Park include Italian, German, Irish, Polish, and French.

In addition, Kendall Park has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.93%).

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