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Parsippany, NJ
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Living in Parsippany

Parsippany is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 22,778 people and seven associated neighborhoods, Parsippany is the 84th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Parsippany 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.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.51% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Parsippany, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Parsippany is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.52% 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 Parsippany in 2018 was $53,762, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $215,048 for a family of four.

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

Parsippany also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 44.21%.

The most common language spoken in Parsippany is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.