Kinnelon is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 10,392 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kinnelon is the 200th largest community in New Jersey.
Kinnelon home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Kinnelon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Kinnelon is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kinnelon is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kinnelon who work in management occupations (18.22%), office and administrative support (10.77%), and teaching (10.66%).
Also of interest is that Kinnelon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Kinnelon 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 borough’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, Kinnelon’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 Kinnelon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Kinnelon, the average commute to work is 32.80 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small borough, Kinnelon has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Kinnelon is a pretty powerful place. 61.22% of the adults in Kinnelon 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 Kinnelon in 2010 was $62,812, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $251,248 for a family of four.
Kinnelon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Kinnelon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kinnelon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kinnelon include German, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Kinnelon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.