Skillman is a tiny town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 247 people and just one neighborhood, Skillman is the 493rd largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Skillman home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Skillman real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Skillman is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 61.80% of the Skillman workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Skillman is a town of transportation and shipping workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Skillman who work in business and financial occupations (22.47%), food service (15.73%) and farm management occupations (10.11%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Skillman is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Skillman is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Skillman’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents will find that the town 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, Skillman is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Skillman spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.41 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Skillman doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.