Tenafly is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 14,816 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tenafly is the 136th 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.
Tenafly is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 94.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tenafly is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tenafly who work in management occupations (17.67%), healthcare (14.20%) and sales jobs (11.96%).
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.
In addition, Tenafly is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Tenafly is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Tenafly 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 borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Tenafly has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Tenafly’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Tenafly is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tenafly, the average commute to work is 38.05 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Tenafly, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Tenafly is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other 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 74.06% 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 2010 was $72,545, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $290,180 for a family of four.
Tenafly is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Tenafly include Irish, Italian, Russian, Polish, German and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Tenafly's cultural character, accounting for 29.68% of the borough’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Tenafly are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Tenafly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Spanish, Chinese and Other Asian languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,748|
|TENAFLY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.09%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.91%|
|TYPE OF TENAFLY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||72.48%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.55%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||11.51%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||10.47%|
|SIZE OF TENAFLY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.67%|
|AGE OF TENAFLY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.28%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||11.11%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||51.54%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||27.07%|
|TENAFLY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$777,167|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,589|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.85%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||0.42%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||1.32%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||7.72%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||12.90%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||28.89%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||23.82%|
|PEOPLE OF TENAFLY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.41%|
|5 TO 17||24.99%|
|18 TO 24||4.85%|
|25 TO 34||4.18%|
|35 TO 54||35.50%|
|55 TO 64||10.54%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.55%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.40%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$140,923|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$72,545|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.95%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.24%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.96%)
Information Technology (4.89%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.76%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.29%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.76%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.22%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.33%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (12.25%)
Eastern European (3.44%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (59.77%)
Other Asian languages (2.21%)
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