Sewaren is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,790 people and just one neighborhood, Sewaren is the 398th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Sewaren 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sewaren is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sewaren is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sewaren who work in office and administrative support (20.35%), management occupations (8.15%) and healthcare (7.39%).
Also of interest is that Sewaren has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Sewaren 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.
In Sewaren, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.89 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.
Even though Sewaren is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.