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 90.74% 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 (15.64%), office and administrative support (12.18%), and sales jobs (11.16%).
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.17 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Voorhees use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Voorhees‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the subway. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Voorhees is a pretty powerful place. 52.11% of the adults in Voorhees 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 Voorhees in 2018 was $49,982, 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 $199,928 for a family of four. However, Voorhees contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Voorhees also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 21.38%.
The most common language spoken in Voorhees is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.