Parlin is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,427 people and just one neighborhood, Parlin is the 416th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Parlin 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 towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Parlin is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Parlin is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Parlin who work in office and administrative support (15.30%), sales jobs (11.37%) and management occupations (9.03%).
Also of interest is that Parlin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Parlin is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Parlin, the average commute to work is 32.31 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Parlin is a smaller town, 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.