Millstone is a tiny borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 420 people and just one neighborhood, Millstone is the 489th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Millstone 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, Millstone is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Millstone is a borough of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Millstone who work in teaching (10.67%), sales jobs (10.67%) and management occupations (9.78%).
Of important note, Millstone is also a borough of artists. Millstone has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Millstone’s character.
Also of interest is that Millstone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Millstone telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.87% 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
Because of many things, Millstone 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, Millstone really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Millstone 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.