Mendham, NJ
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Mendham is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,001 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mendham is the 323rd largest community in New Jersey.

Mendham home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Mendham real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Mendham is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 94.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mendham is a borough of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mendham who work in management occupations (24.88%), sales jobs (12.03%), and office and administrative support (10.69%).

Also of interest is that Mendham has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Mendham 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, Mendham really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mendham 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.

If knowledge is power, Mendham is a pretty powerful place. 66.53% of the adults in Mendham 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 Mendham in 2010 was $59,062, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $236,248 for a family of four.

The people who call Mendham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mendham residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mendham include German, Irish, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Mendham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.