Voorhees, NJ
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Voorhees is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 29,480 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Voorhees is the 61st largest community in New Jersey.

Voorhees is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Voorhees is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Voorhees who work in sales jobs (15.34%), office and administrative support (13.74%), and management occupations (12.61%).

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.

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

Voorhees is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.03% of adults in Voorhees 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 Voorhees in 2010 was $41,549, 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 $166,196 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 Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Voorhees's cultural character, accounting for 21.10% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Voorhees is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Chinese.