Voorhees, NJ
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Voorhees profile

Living in Voorhees

Voorhees is a medium-sized township located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 31,113 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Voorhees is the 55th largest community in New Jersey.

Voorhees is a decidedly white-collar township, with fully 89.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Voorhees is a township of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Voorhees who work in management occupations (12.84%), healthcare (12.43%), and sales jobs (9.66%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Voorhees telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.81% 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.

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 32.34 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the township, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

For the size of the township, public transportation in Voorhees is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Voorhees, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Voorhees. 55.90% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Voorhees in 2018 was $56,491, 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 $225,964 for a family of four.

Voorhees is an extremely ethnically-diverse township. 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, English, and Polish.

In addition, Voorhees has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.35%).

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