Township of Washington, NJ
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Township of Washington is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,375 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Township of Washington is the 218th largest community in New Jersey.

Township of Washington home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Township of Washington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Township of Washington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.12% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Township of Washington is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Township of Washington who work in sales jobs (16.44%), office and administrative support (15.76%), and management occupations (15.34%).

Of important note, Township of Washington is also a town of artists. Township of Washington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Township of Washington’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.67% 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, Township of Washington 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.

Overall, Township of Washington’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

In Township of Washington, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Township of Washington is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Township of Washington is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.68% of adults in Township of Washington 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 Township of Washington in 2010 was $53,127, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,508 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Township of Washington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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