Most Expensive Mahwah Neighborhoods
Mahwah is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 26,500 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Mahwah is the 70th largest community in New Jersey.
Mahwah home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Mahwah real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Mahwah is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mahwah is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mahwah who work in management occupations (15.36%), office and administrative support (14.66%) and sales jobs (13.51%).
Also of interest is that Mahwah has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.66% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Mahwah is a college town. There are a lot of students in Mahwah attending college, and as a result Mahwah provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Mahwah’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Mahwah is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Mahwah area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Mahwah, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Mahwah is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.26% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mahwah in 2010 was $48,322, 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 $193,288 for a family of four. However, Mahwah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mahwah is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mahwah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mahwah residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mahwah include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, English and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Mahwah's cultural character, accounting for 15.42% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Mahwah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,887|
|MAHWAH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.64%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.36%|
|TYPE OF MAHWAH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.27%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||24.46%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.51%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.90%|
|SIZE OF MAHWAH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.19%|
|AGE OF MAHWAH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||4.98%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||64.53%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||20.83%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.66%|
|MAHWAH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$536,719|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,004|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.61%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||1.56%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||4.26%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||12.84%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||23.15%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||14.18%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||19.84%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||11.95%|
|PEOPLE OF MAHWAH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.35%|
|5 TO 17||15.71%|
|18 TO 24||17.52%|
|25 TO 34||7.72%|
|35 TO 54||27.54%|
|55 TO 64||14.01%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.15%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.45%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,964|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,322|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.65%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (14.61%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.83%)
Information Technology (2.93%)
Public Service (2.05%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.84%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.41%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.74%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.16%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (24.07%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.59%)
Other Asian languages (2.19%)
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