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Rutherford is a medium-sized borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 18,464 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Rutherford is the 107th largest community in New Jersey. Rutherford has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Housing costs in Rutherford 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.
Rutherford is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rutherford is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rutherford who work in office and administrative support (15.43%), management occupations (13.08%) and sales jobs (9.11%).
Also of interest is that Rutherford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Rutherford is also a borough of artists. Rutherford has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rutherford’s character.
One downside of living in Rutherford is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rutherford, the average commute to work is 31.53 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of Rutherford’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though Rutherford 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.
The education level of Rutherford ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Rutherford, 49.87% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Rutherford in 2010 was $40,050, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,200 for a family of four.
Rutherford is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Rutherford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rutherford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rutherford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.02% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rutherford include Italian, Irish, German, Polish and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Rutherford's cultural character, accounting for 24.56% of the borough’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Rutherford are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Rutherford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean, Gujarathi and Italian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||6,856|
|RUTHERFORD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||59.74%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||40.26%|
|TYPE OF RUTHERFORD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||53.92%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.88%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||22.64%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||20.51%|
|SIZE OF RUTHERFORD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.13%|
|AGE OF RUTHERFORD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.30%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||6.95%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.96%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||46.80%|
|RUTHERFORD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$456,911|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,623|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.97%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.27%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||5.33%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||6.08%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||28.99%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||38.01%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||17.29%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||2.80%|
|PEOPLE OF RUTHERFORD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.32%|
|5 TO 17||15.56%|
|18 TO 24||9.79%|
|25 TO 34||12.40%|
|35 TO 54||30.74%|
|55 TO 64||14.35%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.85%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.68%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$82,385|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,050|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.96%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (12.85%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.68%)
Public Service (6.08%)
Information Technology (3.07%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.06%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.01%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.51%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.97%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.02%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (23.53%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.73%)
Other Asian languages (1.67%)
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