Randolph, NJ

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Living in Randolph

Randolph is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 25,883 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Randolph is the 71st largest community in New Jersey.

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

Randolph is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Randolph is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Randolph who work in management occupations (19.13%), sales jobs (11.21%), and office and administrative support (10.51%).

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

Because of many things, Randolph 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, Randolph really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Randolph 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.

One downside of living in Randolph is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Randolph, the average commute to work is 33.29 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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Randolph is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Randolph area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Randolph, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Randolph is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.06% 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 Randolph in 2010 was $59,088, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $236,352 for a family of four.

Randolph is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Randolph home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Randolph residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Randolph also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Randolph include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Randolph's cultural character, accounting for 19.82% of the town’s population.

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