Voorhees, NJ
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Living in Voorhees


Voorhees is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 29,283 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Voorhees is the 61st largest community in New Jersey.

Voorhees is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Voorhees is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Voorhees who work in management occupations (15.84%), healthcare (12.64%), and office and administrative support (11.37%).

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

One downside of living in Voorhees is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Voorhees, the average commute to work is 33.56 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Voorhees is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Voorhees area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Voorhees, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Voorhees is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.89% 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 Voorhees in 2018 was $53,788, 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 $215,152 for a family of four.

Voorhees is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Voorhees home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Voorhees residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Voorhees include Italian, German, Irish, Polish, and English.

In addition, Voorhees has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.53%).

The most common language spoken in Voorhees is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.