Succasunna, NJ


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Succasunna is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,230 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Succasunna is the 217th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Succasunna 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.

Succasunna is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Succasunna is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Succasunna who work in management occupations (16.80%), sales jobs (14.10%), and office and administrative support (12.55%).

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.87% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Succasunna is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Succasunna a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Succasunna has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Succasunna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Succasunna is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Succasunna, the average commute to work is 33.36 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Succasunna is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.52% of adults in Succasunna have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Succasunna in 2010 was $48,073, 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 $192,292 for a family of four.

Succasunna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Succasunna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Succasunna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Succasunna include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Succasunna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.