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.

Housing costs in Township of Washington 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.

Township of Washington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.37% 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 (15.88%), management occupations (14.75%), and office and administrative support (14.30%).

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.

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

A relatively large number of people in Township of Washington telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

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.

Even though Township of Washington is a smaller town, 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.

If knowledge is power, Township of Washington is a pretty powerful place. 50.27% of the adults in Township of Washington have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Township of Washington in 2010 was $48,505, 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 $194,020 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 Korean.

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