Township of Washington is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,308 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", 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.
The overall crime rate in Township of Washington is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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.
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 Italian, Irish, German, Polish, English and Dutch.
The languages spoken by people in Township of Washington are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Township of Washington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Korean.
|TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,669|
|TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.59%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.41%|
|TYPE OF TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||87.42%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.81%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.84%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.94%|
|SIZE OF TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.77%|
|AGE OF TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||7.23%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||19.87%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||69.01%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.89%|
|TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$548,486|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,334|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.00%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.27%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||1.33%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||2.43%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||11.17%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||32.12%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||41.68%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||6.86%|
|PEOPLE OF TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.37%|
|5 TO 17||17.71%|
|18 TO 24||6.82%|
|25 TO 34||9.06%|
|35 TO 54||25.80%|
|55 TO 64||16.29%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||20.94%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.49%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$120,212|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$53,127|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.22%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (11.72%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.87%)
Information Technology (3.74%)
Public Service (3.74%)
Real estate (2.63%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.39%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.95%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.54%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.31%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (32.73%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (79.57%)
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