Oradell, NJ
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Oradell is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,218 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oradell is the 247th largest community in New Jersey.

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

Oradell is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 94.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oradell is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oradell who work in management occupations (16.69%), teaching (15.91%), and sales jobs (13.83%).

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

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

In addition, Oradell 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.

Because of many things, Oradell is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oradell a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oradell has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oradell’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Even though Oradell is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Oradell. 63.38% 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 Oradell in 2010 was $59,760, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $239,040 for a family of four.

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

Oradell also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.12%.

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