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Secaucus, NJ
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Secaucus profile

Living in Secaucus

Secaucus is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 21,108 people and four associated neighborhoods, Secaucus is the 91st largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Secaucus was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Secaucus economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Secaucus, where the median household income is $129,348.00.

Housing costs in Secaucus 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 Secaucus has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 21.05% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

In Secaucus, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Secaucus is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Secaucus, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Secaucus, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Secaucus is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.46% 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 Secaucus in 2018 was $60,425, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $241,700 for a family of four.

Secaucus is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Secaucus home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Secaucus residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Secaucus also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Secaucus include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.

Secaucus also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 44.56%.

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