Moorestown, NJ
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Living in Moorestown

Moorestown is a medium-sized township located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 21,396 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Moorestown is the 94th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Moorestown 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.

Moorestown is a decidedly white-collar township, with fully 90.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Moorestown is a township of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moorestown who work in management occupations (15.23%), sales jobs (14.88%), and healthcare (11.80%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.32% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Moorestown 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 township’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, Moorestown’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

For the size of the township, public transportation in Moorestown is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Moorestown, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Moorestown. 66.43% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Moorestown in 2018 was $77,358, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $309,432 for a family of four.

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

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