Warren, NJ
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Warren is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 15,955 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 89.91% 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 (18.06%), sales jobs (13.11%), and office and administrative support (9.79%).

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 9.04% 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.

The overall crime rate in Warren is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

One downside of living in Warren, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.85 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.

In Warren, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Warren is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Warren is a pretty powerful place. 63.21% of the adults in Warren 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 Warren in 2010 was $64,042, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $256,168 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 German, Irish, Polish, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Warren's cultural character, accounting for 21.37% of the town’s population.

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