Tenafly is a medium-sized borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 15,219 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tenafly is the 124th largest community in New Jersey.
Tenafly home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Tenafly real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Tenafly has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Tenafly is also a borough of artists. Tenafly has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Tenafly’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.46% 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.
In addition, Tenafly is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Tenafly 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 borough’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, Tenafly’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Tenafly, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.58 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Tenafly 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Tenafly, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Tenafly is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 82.32% 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 Tenafly in 2018 was $83,090, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $332,360 for a family of four.
Tenafly is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Tenafly home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tenafly residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Tenafly also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.19% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tenafly include Italian, Irish, Eastern European, German, and English.
Tenafly also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.41%.
The most common language spoken in Tenafly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.