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New Vernon, NJ

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Overview


New Vernon is a tiny town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 825 people and just one neighborhood, New Vernon is the 482nd largest community in New Jersey.

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

Occupations and Workforce

New Vernon is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 96.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New Vernon is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Vernon who work in management occupations (36.02%), business and financial occupations (14.94%), and office and administrative support (12.26%).

Of important note, New Vernon is also a town of artists. New Vernon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape New Vernon’s character.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, New Vernon is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

One downside of living in New Vernon, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.49 minutes every day commuting to work. However, 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.

Despite being a small town, New Vernon has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Demographics

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to New Vernon, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. New Vernon is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.50% 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 New Vernon in 2018 was $89,017, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $356,068 for a family of four. However, New Vernon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call New Vernon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Vernon residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in New Vernon include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in New Vernon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in New Vernon, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the neighborhood is wealthier than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in New Jersey, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in New Jersey, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.4% of neighborhoods in NJ. If a New Jersey retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 14.3% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

One way that the neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Modes of Transportation

In the neighborhood, 17.0% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Italian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry and 1.6% have Austrian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in New Vernon are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 67.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 19.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.9%), and 6.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.3% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in New Vernon, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (24.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (22.8%), and residents who report English roots (21.7%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (19.9%), along with some French ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans. However, there is also a significant group of residents (14.3%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (68.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (17.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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