Kenilworth is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,153 people and just one neighborhood, Kenilworth is the 248th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Kenilworth 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kenilworth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kenilworth is a borough of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kenilworth who work in office and administrative support (22.35%), sales jobs (11.38%) and management occupations (9.80%).
Also of interest is that Kenilworth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Kenilworth is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Kenilworth really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Kenilworth perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Kenilworth, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Kenilworth is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.