Port Republic is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,121 people and just one neighborhood, Port Republic is the 467th largest community in New Jersey.
Occupations and Workforce
Port Republic is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Port Republic is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Republic who work in office and administrative support (16.34%), healthcare (12.08%) and management occupations (11.01%).
Of important note, Port Republic is also a city of artists. Port Republic has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Port Republic’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Port Republic is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Port Republic really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Port Republic perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Port Republic is worth considering.
Port Republic is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Port Republic is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.