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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 31,025 people and six associated neighborhoods, Voorhees is the 55th largest community in New Jersey.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.93% 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 Voorhees, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

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 subway. For Voorhees, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

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 58.25% 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 $63,511, 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 $254,044 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 Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

In addition, Voorhees has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.70%).

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