Millburn is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,806 people and just one neighborhood, Millburn is the 330th largest community in New Jersey. Millburn has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Real Estate Prices
Millburn home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Millburn real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Millburn is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Millburn is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Millburn who work in management occupations (15.92%), business and financial occupations (12.94%) and sales jobs (10.95%).
Also of interest is that Millburn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Millburn is also a town of artists. Millburn has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Millburn’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Millburn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.06% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Millburn is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
One downside of living in Millburn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.91 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly town. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Millburn, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Millburn is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.