Warren is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 15,619 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Warren is the 129th largest community in New Jersey.
Warren home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Warren real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Warren is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Warren is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warren who work in management occupations (20.01%), sales jobs (16.42%), and business and financial occupations (8.04%).
Also of interest is that Warren 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 Warren telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.13% 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.
Because of many things, Warren is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Warren really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Warren perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Warren, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.62 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.
Despite being a small town, Warren has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Warren. 65.26% 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 Warren in 2018 was $82,261, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $329,044 for a family of four.
Warren is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Warren home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warren residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Warren include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Warren's cultural character, accounting for 25.61% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Warren is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.